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

Heads up… this post is old! For an updated version of this post, see Securing REST APIs on the Okta developer blog. 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 …