Posts by Claire Hunsaker

Adam Wu Joins Stormpath as VP of Engineering

San Mateo, CA – Stormpath, the complete Identity API for software teams, today announced that Adam Wu has joined the company as Vice President of Engineering. Wu, a Silicon Valley veteran, brings nearly two decades of engineering leadership experience to the San Mateo-based company. Wu joins Stormpath from his most recent position as Vice President …

The World’s Leading RFID Manufacturer Saves Time, Money, and Sleep with Stormpath

SMARTRAC is the world’s leading manufacturer of RFID transponders. Used in a variety of applications from U.S. passports, to pet microchips, to electronic toll payment transponders, SMARTRAC produces a staggering 1.7 billion RFID responder tags annually. The possibilities of the technology are virtually limitless.

Three Quick Ways to Increase Customer Data Security

The world of user data security is vast, complicated, and for many teams, difficult to navigate. When working with a legacy application, it can be difficult to determine the first, easy steps to ensure your user and customer data is more secure. But a few quick tips can dramatically improve user data security in most …

REST VS SOAP: When Is REST Better?

Update 5/12/2016: Watch Stormpath CTO Les Hazlewood’s presentation on REST + JSON API design best practices.   While the SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) has been the dominant approach to web service interfaces for a long time, REST (Representational State Transfer) is quickly winning out and now represents over 70% of public APIs. REST + …

Five Practical Tips for Building Your Java API

Update 5/12/2016: Stormpath now secures authentication to your API- without code! Also, we have some awesome new resources for Java API developers building user management: Add Google Login to your Java Single Sign-On Setup Token Authentication for Java Applications The Fundamentals of REST API Design (a presentation by Stormpath CTO Les Hazlewood) Also, we’d love …

Exploring Microservices Architectures with Stormpath

One of the biggest development trends over the last few years is a move towards architectures based on API services. While it’s increasingly common for new applications to start fresh with a services-friendly framework and functionality offloaded to API services, it’s much less common to rebuild traditional applications in a service-oriented architecture. It’s harder, there’s …

Stormpath Helps Couples to Say ‘I Do’

A true Renaissance man, Pedro Baumann wears a number of professional hats: Web Developer, Linux SysAdmin, practicing Psychotherapist. But in his free time, the full stack developer plays in Flask. “As a Flask developer, I’m always testing new technologies,” Pedro explained. “When I found out about Stormpath, I thought it was a great idea. In …

Brand Integrity: A New .NET Backend to Boost Brand Engagement

Every company needs engaged employees who live the brand. These true believers are more satisfied and productive, drive great customer experiences, and help reduce employee stress and turnover. In other words, they directly impact the bottom line. Brand Integrity is an engagement company who is disrupting business as usual with the new rules of engagement. …

Trialfire: Next Gen Web Analytics, Backed By Stormpath

Trialfire’s new visual editor for marketing analytics allows anyone to “pin” parts of a web page, such as a signup button, and send the event data automatically to multiple marketing/analytics systems: Google Analytics, Mixpanel, Kissmetrics, and more. “You don’t have to be technical. You just connect your site and place your pins,” explains Max Kremer, …

How CleverAnalytics Uses Stormpath for Token-Based Authentication in Java

This blogpost was written by the team at CleverAnalytics about their use of Stormpath and is reprinted from them with permission (and our thanks!). The updated Java SDK now includes token based authentication, and more! CleverAnalytics is a location intelligence cloud platform. It allows you to easily create interactive and highly responsive business-oriented maps based …