Posts by Claire Hunsaker

How to Secure an API – Tips for REST + JSON Developers

Update June 2014: Stormpath now secures authentication to your API- without code! At the Silicon Valley Java Users Group, our CTO Les Hazlewood gave a presentation on API Design. Since we get so many questions about API Security, we thought developers might want to see the excerpted section covering: Sessions Recommended authentication protocols 401 vs …

Stormpath Launches PHP Support for User Management

It was hard to miss, the clamor of PHP developers who really don’t want to build authorization. We have had tons of requests for PHP support from Stormpath beta users. Issues with home-grown Authentication in PHP are all over Stack Overflow.  You ask, we deliver.  Today, Stormpath announces support for PHP, in the form of …

Stormpath Named ‘Hot Cloud Company’ by NetworkWorld

Stormpath has been named a “Hot Cloud Company to Watch” in a recent article by Network World.  Aside from the welcome coverage of our business and growth, we’re excited so many of the cloud companies also featured are infrastructure businesses. From monitoring and analytics to application deployment and security, the explosion of

Summer 2012 Update from Stormpath

Since launching Stormpath in June, our engineering team has been cranking away on features to make it even easier for developers to build user security. We put together a 2-minute video tour of all the new features.

Stormpath Releases SDK to Power User Security in Ruby

We’re excited to announce a new addition to the Stormpath family: an SDK for Ruby Developers! Complementing SDKs for Java and Apache Shiro, the Stormpath Ruby SDK makes it incredibly easy for Ruby and Rails developers to easily use the Stormpath service. In addition to user authentication, the SDKs make a wide range of user security tools available …

Designing REST + JSON APIs

Update June 2014: Stormpath now secures authentication to your API—without code! Contact our sales team for more information! Les recently gave a talk on “Designing a Beautiful REST + JSON API” at the San Francisco Java Users Group, which covers 18 months of his research into API design. This video on API design, includes a …

Taking OSCON by Storm

Free Swag, Voodoo Donuts, and two days of great conversations, what else could we have asked from OSCON 2012? The Stormpath team visited Portland, OR last week to attend an exhibit at OSCON. It was our first convention since launching GA last month at GigaOM’s Structure Launchpad, and we had fantastic conversations on RBAC, user …

GitHub Roundup of New Apache Shiro Projects

I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about how to connect Apache Shiro developers to eachother and the many cool projects going on in the Shiro ecosphere. Digging around, I was shocked (yes, shocked!) and delighted by some of the awesome Shiro projects active on github. Here’s a little round up of projects active …