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8 Tools Every Java Developer Should Know (& Love)

Here at Stormpath we take quality and productivity very seriously. As any good craftsmen already knows, having talent is not enough, you also need the right tools for the job. Engineering isn’t just a science, its also an art, so although we undoubtedly have talent (wink wink) at Stormpath, we always look to supplement with …

Tutorial: Deploy an ASP.NET Core Application on Linux with Docker

Docker and containerization is all the rage these days. Adoption in the .NET community has been slow so far, but that’s changing. With the introduction of cross-platform .NET Core, it became much easier to run .NET code on Linux machines. And, since Docker is a primarily Linux-based technology, it’s now very straightforward to deploy ASP.NET …

Microservices in Spring Boot, a Screencast

In software development, the term microservices refers to many independent services communicating with each other over an API. In a microservice architecture, these services must exchange information in order to perform complex tasks, and each communication is a point of vulnerability, and potential latency. This Spring Boot tutorial screencast demonstrates many of the critical functions …

Feature Announcement: Custom Data Search with Stormpath

Today, we’re excited to announce the Beta release of Custom Data Search. In a nutshell, Custom Data Search gives you the ability to search for accounts based on the custom attributes you define in your application. Adding customized search of this magnitude (millions of JSON objects in a schemaless database) represents a huge milestone for …

Open Source Projects: Why You Should Participate & How to Get Started

Some huge startup successes in recent years have come from the open source community (think Cloudera, MongoDB, Mulesoft, or SugarCRM), but many developers are still hesitant to devote much (or any) of their spare time to new open source projects. For those that do recognize the value, there’s still the question of how to get …

Time to Swap Out Your Homegrown Identity Service?

Developers who stop by our conference booths frequently say “We wish we had known about Stormpath a year ago before we started our project.” Fortunately, it’s actually easy to switch out a homegrown identity service to an Identity API. When they first scope out a new web or mobile application, engineering teams often choose to …

Simple Social Login in ASP.NET Core

Today we’re excited to announce the availability of Stormpath-powered social login integrations for ASP.NET. With the Stormpath plugins for ASP.NET and ASP.NET Core, you can add social login with Facebook, Github, Google, and LinkedIn to your application – absolutely no code required!

Encode and Decode JWTs with jsonwebtoken.io and java.jsonwebtoken.io!

We’re excited to announce our first two StormHack projects to the world: jsonwebtoken.io and java.jsonwebtoken.io! These two sites are open source developer tools we created to make it easy to both encode and decode JWTs and generate a corresponding code sample. Encode or Decode JWTs Decode: Paste an existing JWT in order to decode its …

Default Starters — Spring Boot Technical Concepts Series, Part 1

We’re excited to launch the first post in our Spring Boot Technical Concepts series! We thought it was only appropriate to begin with Spring Boot Default Starters in Spring Boot. Java Enterprise Edition in the late ’90s – especially Enterprise Java Beans (EJB), required an almost mystical knowledge of arcane XML descriptors and boilerplate code. …

7 Habits of Super Productive Java Developers

Last week we surveyed our internal team of incredibly productive Java developers looking for the best advice, tips, and tricks they could offer. For a small team, they have a combined 153 years of professional experience in Java, so they know what they’re talking about! Here’s what they had to say: 1. Know your tools …

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