Posts by Lindsay Brunner

Hallo Deutschland! Stormpath Launches European Enterprise Region

Today we’re excited to announce the launch of Enterprise Cloud service in Europe! Our new EU region will help European customers keep their user data wholly in-region. We’ve selected the AWS data storage center in Frankfurt, Germany as Germany has some of the strictest data privacy regulations in the EU. This will not only improve …

Watch: Token Authentication with ASP.NET Core

Token authentication is a critical element of building scalable identity, authentication, and authorization management. The token-based approach is stateless, secure, mobile-ready, and designed to scale with the size of your user base (without additional burden on your servers). This Token Authentication webinar from Stormpath’s .NET Evangelist, Nate Barbettini breaks down both token verification and token …

Watch: Mobile Authentication for iOS Applications

When building an iOS app, figuring out how to handle mobile authentication is always a huge challenge. It’s often the last thing you and your team want to think about, so unfortunately, teams often ship apps with weak user and authentication security in the name of speed. In a world where security and privacy matter …

Watch: No-Code SAML Support for SaaS Applications

SAML (Security Assertion Markup Language) is an XML-based standard for securely exchanging authentication and authorization information between entities — specifically between identity providers, service providers, and users. Stormpath supports SAML login without any XML. You simply configure the appropriate language or framework-specific SDK and the Stormpath Admin Console. From there, your application can consume SAML …

Watch: JWTs in Java for Microservices and CSRF Prevention

A microservices architecture connects many independent processes that communicate with one another over an API, or multiple APIs. These processes, and there are often a lot of them, need to exchange information and each communication exposes your application to vulnerabilities and latency. In this presentation, Stormpath Java Evangelist Micah Silverman gives an overview of the …

7 Essential .NET Developer Tools

UPDATE Check out the latest version of this post, 7 Essential .NET Developer Tools for 2017, now live on the Okta developer blog! Having the skills and knowledge to do your job is only one part of the battle. You also need the right tools to achieve success. At Stormpath we recently broadened our suite …

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 …

How To Participate in Open Source Projects

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 participate, …

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 …

Is Java Dead? No! Here’s Why…

We see this “Is Java dead?” question pop up year after year, and yet, by all external markers, Java is alive, well, and growing. While newer languages grab the headlines, TIOBE ranked Java as its top language of 2015 currently shows it enjoying 5% growth in use since 2014, more than any other programming language. …