With organisations moving into the Microsoft Cloud, providing a solid identity management foundation has become crucial to successful projects. One of the core features of Azure is Azure Active Directory, however there are multiple methods of identity implementation upon Azure Active Directory that need to be considered prior to delivering hybrid or Cloud Services. In this session Mark will explain the methods that are available for Organisations to use when considering integrating their existing infrastructure with the Cloud, and go into detail on the strengths and weaknesses of each, as well as demonstrating how to implement each of the options.
How do we use C++14 to make our code better, rather than just different? How do we do so on a grand scale, rather than just for exceptional programmers? We need guidelines to help us progress from older styles, such as "C with Classes", C, "pure OO", etc. We need articulated rules to save us from each having to discover them for ourselves. Ideally, they should be machine-checkable, yet adjustable to serve specific needs.
In this talk, I describe a style of guidelines that can be deployed to help most C++ programmers. There could not be a single complete set of rules for everybody, but we are developing a set of rules for most C++ use. This core can be augmented with rules for specific application domains such as embedded systems and systems with stringent security requirements. The rules are prescriptive rather than merely sets of prohibitions, and about much more than code layout. I describe what the rules currently cover (e.g., interfaces, functions, resource management, and pointers). I describe tools and a few simple classes that can be used to support the guidelines.
The core guidelines and a guideline support library reference implementation will be open source projects freely available on all major platforms (initially, GCC, Clang, and Microsoft).