Monthly Archives: January 2015

Authenticating an AngularJS Single Page Application with Azure AD

I’ve been spending a lot of time in Angular JS of late with Web API serving up the data. Generally I’ve been authenticating with what Microsoft call “individual accounts” – usernames and passwords stored by the web service or through common logins such as Microsoft Accounts, Facebook etc.

However recently I had the need to authenticate such a pairing against Azure AD.

I must admit I expected a day or two of pain followed by a lengthy blog post but to my very pleasant surprise Microsoft have recently released a preview version of a JavaScript library and AngularJS module for doing just this.

The steps to take in Angular and AD are well documented on the GitHub page that you can find here.