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Stormpath Joins Forces With Okta

Stormpath was founded with a mission: to build an authentication and user management service that developers love and trust. Today, we’re excited to announce that we’re doubling down on that mission by joining forces with Okta. As the first developer-focused Identity API, when we started the company in 2011 there were still a lot of …

Progressive Web Applications with Angular, Spring Boot, and Stormpath

Progressive Web Applications are the new hotness in web development. If you search for information on Progressive Web Applications (PWAs), you’ll find that most of the information comes from Google and its employees. This isn’t surprising as Google is often promoting the latest and greatest web technologies. They also develop their own browser, Chrome, which …

Build an API Service in ASP.NET Core with Twilio, Stripe, and Stormpath

Building an API service can be complex and time-intensive, but a few well-positioned API services and open source libraries can reduce developer frustration and accelerate your time-to-market. In this post, you’ll create a complete API service plus a site to consume it and then drop in a few clever additions to smooth your way. When …

Tutorial: Get Started with Angular, Spring Boot, and Stormpath

Last fall, I wrote about how to get started with AngularJS, Spring Boot, and Stormpath. Since then, AngularJS has become a legacy technology, verified by ThoughWorks Radar and their “hold” recommendation in November 2016. This article shows how to get started with the latest release of Angular, and how to add authentication to it, a …

Building a Serverless Application with Stormpath Authentication

Serverless architectures are an easy new way to build scalable backend applications, without the hassle or cost of operating your own servers. With the proliferation of hosted cloud services, whether for compute, file storage, or databases, developers can link essential services together without the need to build a traditional REST API for their mobile and …

Tutorial: Policy-based Authorization in ASP.NET Core

The authorization model in ASP.NET Core got a big overhaul with the introduction of policy-based authorization. Authorization now uses requirements and handlers, which are decoupled from your controllers and loosely coupled to your data models. The result is a more modular, more testable authorization framework that fits into the modern ASP.NET Core approach nicely. It’s …

4 Challenges to Building Multi-factor Authentication

Multi-factor authentication is the most reliable way to ensure the security of your users PII (personally identifiable information), and with Stormpath it’s easier than ever to implement in your application! Why is MFA super-secure? It’s simple: While a user may have a lousy password, additional factors are inherently immutable. Some common second factors of authentication …

Secure Your Spring Boot App with Stormpath & start.spring.io in 5 Minutes

Have you ever wanted to write a Spring Boot application but are not sure where to start? Spring Initializr makes it easy to get up and running in minutes by generating a fully functional Spring Boot project that includes dependencies and tests. A web version is hosted at https://start.spring.io. From here, you can search for …

Azure Active Directory B2C vs. Stormpath for User Authentication

The hosted identity and user management space is growing by leaps and bounds. At Stormpath, we think that’s a good thing! Azure Active Directory Business to Consumer (B2C) is the newest player in this growing market. Like Stormpath, Azure AD B2C is a cloud-hosted identity management system that’s meant to replace expensive home-built and self-hosted …

Stormpath Supports GCOOS-RA in Tracking Marine Life in the Gulf of Mexico

The Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System Regional Association (GCOOS-RA) has been a Stormpath customer for over two years. We’re excited to share this post on their experience with user authentication via the Stormpath Python SDK, from Senior Data Engineer Bob Currier. About GCOOS-RA The Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS) provides …