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  • Setting up single sign-on (SSO) with FusionAuth

    Single sign-on (SSO) lets your users access two or more applications with a single set of credentials. Properly implemented, it makes your users’ lives easier; they sign in once and don’t have to log in when they switch between various applications.

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  • Outsourcing auth: how to get buy-in from your team

    You lead a team of engineers, and your team is responsible for building out a new customer-facing product that could have a huge impact on the trajectory of your company. Lately you’ve been considering whether or not rolling your own authentication system is a good idea. You’ve spent a lot of time and effort carefully weighing the pros and cons, and you’ve come to the conclusion that home grown auth is not in the best interests of your company.

    How do you go about talking to all the relevant stakeholders about this choice?

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  • Hide upstream identity providers with the Auth Facade

    During conversations with FusionAuth customers, I have seen a common deployment pattern I call the “Auth Facade”. This architecture is useful when deploying software to heterogeneous environments. You and your team are building an application which will deploy onsite. This could be into a data center, an isolated network, or a private cloud. These environments are run by your customers and you have limited insight into their configuration.

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  • Why outsource your auth system?

    You’re a software engineering leader, and you’re great at your job. You know that the optimal path for software development lies in figuring out which components of your design to implement from scratch and which have already been implemented by specialists and can be reused.

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  • Become Education chooses FusionAuth for IDaaS

    David Wilson is a FusionAuth community member and co-founder and CTO at Become Education, a “careers education as a service” company. He chatted with us over email about how he and his team are using FusionAuth to meet their auth needs.

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