Category: Python

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 …

Pit Rho Builds User Authentication in Python with Stormpath

Pit Rho has been a Stormpath customer for over a year now and we’re excited to share this post on their experience from Founder and CTO, Gilman Callsen. Pit Rho was founded in late 2012, initially focused on building strategy software for motorsports. Since then, we’ve expanded to building other machine learning-based products along with …

Building Simple Command Line Interfaces in Python

Building command line programs has been a long time passion of mine. There’s something magical about making a simple, intuitive, and composable CLI. There’s also nothing more beautiful than chaining together a series of CLI programs to solve a complex problem quickly. Here at Stormpath, we’ve built our entire product CLI in Python to create …

Updates to Stormpath Python Support

At Stormpath, we really love our Python users. Over the past year we’ve made: 19 new Python library releases. A brand new Flask library, and pushed over 18 separate releases there. A totally revamped Django library, along with 6 subsequent releases. In short, we’ve been working hard to not only improve our Python user experience, but …

Making Python Authentication Fast

You know what’s really lame? Slow websites. Unfortunately, certain parts of the authentication process are supposed to be slow. This may seem counterintuitive, but slowness in the authentication process is a big part of being secure. This article talks about how authentication works in Python (not just hashing), and how you can make your site …

Hosted Login and API Authentication for Python Apps

If you’re building Python web apps — you might have heard of our awesome Python libraries which make adding users and authentication into your web apps way easier: python-stormpath flask-stormpath django-stormpath What you probably didn’t know, however, is that our Python library just got a whole lot more interesting. Last week we made a huge …

Flask Auth in One Line of Code

Ever since I wrote about the authentication problem in the Flask ecosystem a few months back, I’ve been working hard to build a simple abstraction to solve these issues. When I launched the first version of Flask-Stormpath, I got a ton of incredibly great feedback from the community, and learned a lot — namely, people …

New Flask-Stormpath Release

Like writing websites in Flask? Me too! Over the past several weeks I’ve spent a ton of time hacking on the latest release of our brand newFlask-Stormpath library. Since the first release last month, I’ve received a ton of feedback — suggestions, ideas, andcriticisms about what could be done better. It was incredibly exciting!

Build a Flask App in 30 Minutes

Update 5/11/2016: Trying to build authentication in Flask? Check out our new article: Flask Auth in One Line of Code! Flask is an awesome web framework for Python. It’s minimal, it’s simple, and best of all: easy to learn. Today I’m going to walk you through a tutorial for building your very first Flask web …

Part Two: Solving The Flask Authentication Problem

This is the second post in a two-part series on Flask authentication. You should read the previous article, The Flask Authentication Problem, before continuing. Since I started working at Stormpath, I’ve been thinking about ways to help Flask developers build simpler, more secure Flask web applications. Partially because it’s now my job, but more importantly …