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api

JSON Web Tokens & Alternatives

In this video, security expert Neil Madden explains self-contained tokens and JWTs in detail.

Securing Microservices with Istio Service Mesh

Security expert Prabath Siriwardena shows you how to secure Microservices with Istio Service Mesh.

How Does OAuth 2 Work?

From Spring Security in Action by Laurentiu Spilca In this article, we discuss the components which act in an OAuth 2 authentication implementation. You need to know these components and the role they play in order to properly implement them…. Continue Reading →

How is C# Compiled?

From Code like a Pro in C# by Jort Rodenburg

This article gives an overview of exactly how C# code is compiled.

Getting Started with ASP.NET Core

From ASP.NET Core in Action, Second Edition by Andrew Lock

This article discusses the advantages of ASP.NET Core and why you should (or shouldn’t) choose to use it for your application.

Introducing the OpenAPI Specification

From Designing APIs with Swagger and OpenAPI by Josh Poenlat

This article covers:

  Informal vs Formal descriptions

  Learning about the OpenAPI specification

  Learning about YAML ( as a easier-to-write JSON )

  Describing our first GET operation

Cross-platform web development with ASP.NET Core

From ASP.NET Core in Action, Second Edition by Andrew Lock

Capability-Based Security and Macaroons

From API Security in Action by Neil Madden

In this article, you’ll implement capability-based access control techniques that enable secure sharing by taking the principle of least authority (POLA) to its logical conclusion and allowing fine-grained control over access to individual resources. Along the way, you’ll see how capabilities prevent a general category of attacks against APIs known as confused deputy attacks.

Take your C# skills to a new level

From Code like a Pro in C# by Jort Rodenburg

Five Awkward Things about Spring Security that actually Make Sense

From Spring Security in Action by Laurentiu Spilca

This article delves into five awkward things that Spring Security does, which might be giving you trouble in your projects.

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