Posts by Team Stormpath

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 …

Has ASP.NET Core Killed Web Forms?

ASP.NET Web Forms was first released in 2002 as a successor to Classic ASP. It was a revolutionary technology that made the development of web pages “Event Driven in Code-Behind”. This was a great simplification in comparison to other technologies of that time and even today. This technology is still in use and its current …

Ksubaka Chooses Stormpath for Identity Management in Java

The team at Ksubaka implemented Stormpath earlier this year. We’re excited to share this post on their experiences from Ksubaka DevOps Lead Phil Hendren. Here at Ksubaka we’ve been using Stormpath for identity management in Java since the beginning of 2016, but what is Ksubaka? Ksubaka is media network that links brands to consumers in …

Review: Stormpath for User Authentication in Node

This post was originally published on Medium by Stormpath user Ryan Busby. It is reprinted here with his permission. Why Stormpath, you ask? Stormpath offers easy integration and storage for account creation, management, and authorization. It can be configured to use JWT tokens and OAuth 2.0. Out of the box, Stormpath can provide login, signup, …

Tutorial: Build a Spring WebMVC App with Primefaces

Primefaces is a JavaServer Faces (JSF) component suite. It extends JSF’s capabilities with rich components, skinning framework, a handy theme collection, built-in Ajax, mobile support, push support, and more. A basic input textbox in the JSF tag library becomes a fully-featured textbox with theming in Primefaces. Frontend frameworks like AngularJS provide UI components, Ajax capabilities, …

7 Tips for Writing Better Unit Tests in Java

Testing is a very important aspect of development and can largely determine the fate of an application. Good testing can catch application-killing issues early on, but poor testing invariably leads to failure and downtime. While there are three main types of software testing: unit testing, functional testing, and integration testing, in this blog post, I …

5 Ways to Build Routing in ASP.NET Core

In software development, routing serves to map all incoming requests to handlers and generate the URLs used in responses. In ASP.NET Core, routing has been rewritten from the roots up. Previously, routing with MVC and Web API was very similar, but both were using different frameworks (and code) to do the same thing. An important …

6 Tips for Writing Better Tests in .NET

Testing is a huge component of any developer’s workflow, and tracking down errors can be one of the .NET developer’s most time-consuming tasks. It stands to reason that the better the test, the more QA cycles you save, and the faster your software gets to production. This becomes even more critical as your stack (and …

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 …

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 …