Archive of posts from November 2022
We'll see you at AWS re:Invent 2022
AWS re:Invent is one of the largest technical conferences in the world. In the cloud space, it is the go-to event. This week there will be tens of thousands of attendees in Las Vegas, Nevada. The FusionAuth team will be among them, and we’d love to see you.READ MORE
ASP.NET Core Identity Considered Harmful
“Ladies and gentlemen…. ASP.NET!” The crowd goes wild. The presenter, on stage, has just scaffolded out a fully-functional TODO list application using nothing but the .NET Core command-line interface and a series of templates. The demo has everything the application needs: persistent storage via the Entity Framework Core libraries, a snazzy interface courtesy of Bootstrap CSS, and there’s even a set of pages and tables for managing user logins and passwords, which the presenter called “ASP.NET Core Identity”. It’s awesome! It’s amazing! It’s the new frontier in .NET development, and you got to see it, live!READ MORE
Adding Twitter sign in to your Node.js + Express web application using OAuth
In this tutorial, we’ll build a basic Node.js + Express web application which does user registration and authentication via FusionAuth. We’ll also hook FusionAuth into Twitter’s authentication system, to allow users to easily log in to your app via Twitter.READ MORE
Authenticators, Ceremonies, and WebAuthn, oh my!
Unless you use two-factor authentication (2FA) with your password logins, you’re prone to cyberattacks. This is where Web Authentication (WebAuthn) can help.
WebAuthn is an authentication standard that uses asymmetric cryptographic keys to authenticate users instead of passwords, mitigating cyberattacks. With WebAuthn, users can authenticate using their devices (with biometrics) without having to remember their passwords, store them, or worry about them getting compromised. The WebAuthn credentials are also known as “passkeys”.READ MORE