ASP.NET Core Identity Authentication Simplified

Introduction A first encounter with ASP.NET Core Identity seems intimidating. Add claims and third party login providers to the picture and most developers will opt for custom implementations for authentication and authorization. By categorizing ASP.NET Core Identity functionality into local users, third party login providers and application roles, we reduce this complexity making ASP.NET Core Identity easier to work with. In this article, we step create a project using ASP.