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  • Download counts from Google Cloud Storage

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    Watching real-time Google Analytics is fun but it wasn’t telling us how many people are downloading FusionAuth. Since we are using download count to measure if people are finding FusionAuth and the website is making it easy for them to download and play around with it, I wanted to display our download count on the dashboard we have in the office.

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  • Amazon Cognito and FusionAuth Comparison

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    Identity management is a hot topic lately—stories about cyber breaches, industrial-scale data mining and the EU’s GDPR all connect back to a company’s identity system eventually. Too often those stories gloss over that fact that many of these data protection failures were avoidable if companies implemented more effective customer identity and access management (CIAM) solutions. Two popular solutions, Amazon Cognito and FusionAuth approach the problem from different perspectives.

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  • Active Directory and FusionAuth CIAM Comparison

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    Active Directory and FusionAuth CIAM often come up together in conversations about identity solutions for modern web-enabled applications. While they fall under the umbrella of “identity management solutions,” the truth is that Active Directory and FusionAuth have a substantially different set of features. Active Directory was originally developed for centralized domain management within Windows networks with hundreds of users. Over time they layered additional identity-focused services on the core hierarchical structure.

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  • The FusionAuth website - How we do it

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    We recently launched the FusionAuth website, so I thought it would be fun to write a blog post about how we build the site. We use a combination of a couple of tools, some scriptage, and Jekyll. If you want to check out our source, this website is stored as a public repository in Github here: https://github.com/FusionAuth/fusionauth-site.

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