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  • What's Wrong With the OAuth2 Implicit Grant?

    The Implicit grant is part of the OAuth 2 RFC, but is one of the features omitted in the OAuth 2.1 specification. With this grant, you don’t have to write server side code. Instead of having to exchange an authorization code for an access token, you are provided an access token on redirect.

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  • AdCellerant seamlessly migrated their data from MongoDB to FusionAuth

    James Humphrey, Senior Director of Technology at AdCellerant, and Jeff Fairley, Senior Director of Engineering at AdCellerant, sat down and talked to us about how this growing adtech company is using FusionAuth.

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  • What to consider before choosing an open source auth provider

    Open-source authentication providers are popular because anyone can review much or all of the code that powers them. This availability can be especially helpful in evaluating whether a particular authentication provider will work for your use case. In addition, if you want the source code for any number of reasons (e.g., the provider could go out of business or get acquired), open source is basically tailor-made for that.

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  • OGGEH Cloud Computing switched to FusionAuth from Gluu

    Ahmed Abbas is a FusionAuth community member and CEO of OGGEH Cloud Computing, a backend as a service provider which helps front end devs build awesome applications. He chatted with us over email about how he and his team are using FusionAuth to meet their auth needs.

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  • The what, why and when of multi-factor authentication (MFA)

    As more of our lives and data move online, multi-factor authentication (MFA) becomes increasingly important to help keep our accounts secure. As a user, you should enable MFA on accounts with valuable data. But as a developer or software creator, you need a deeper understanding of MFA, why it’s important and when to require it.

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