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  • 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!

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  • 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.

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  • Introducing the FusionAuth Early Access Program

    The Early Access Program (EAP) provides existing customers on any plan the opportunity to upgrade to a preview version of the latest FusionAuth codebase prior to general availability.

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  • 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”.

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  • Introducing biometric authentication

    FusionAuth, the developer-focused authentication platform, today announces the addition of biometric passwordless login using WebAuthn to its long list of authentication features. This enables application developers to offer the convenience and security of using built-in fingerprint and facial recognition from their mobile and laptop computers, without the need for any installed apps.

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