Posts by Team Stormpath

To PUT or POST?

Update 5/12/2016: Watch Stormpath CTO Les Hazlewood’s presentation on REST + JSON API design best practices. And don’t forget, Stormpath now secures authentication to your API – without code! Create, Update and HTTP Idempotence For developers building REST-based APIs, there is a great deal of misinformation and some understandable confusion about when to use HTTP PUT and …

How to Secure Your REST API using Proven Best Practices

Update: Stormpath now secures authentication to your API- without code! (Even if you’re working with SAML!)   We already showed you how to build a Beautiful REST+JSON API, but how do you build API security? At Stormpath, we spent 18 months researching REST API security best practices, implementing them in the Stormpath Authentication API, and figuring …