Vault by HashiCorp

Vault can store your existing secrets, or it can dynamically generate new secrets to control access to third-party resources or provide time-limited credentials for your infrastructure. All data that Vault stores is encrypted. Any dynamically-generated secrets are associated with leases, and Vault will automatically revoke these secrets after the lease... [Read More]

REST API Design - Resource Modeling | ThoughtWorks

“The key abstraction of information in REST is a resource. Any information that can be named can be a resource: a document or image, a temporal service (e.g. “today’s weather in Los Angeles”), a collection of other resources, a non-virtual object (e.g. a person), and so on. In other words,... [Read More]

An Introduction to OAuth 2

OAuth 2 is an authorization framework that enables applications to obtain limited access to user accounts on an HTTP service, such as Facebook, GitHub, and DigitalOcean. It works by delegating user authentication to the service that hosts the user account, and authorizing third-party applications to access the user account. OAuth... [Read More]

Big Visible Charts

One of the XP values is Communication. There are many ways of communicating within the team, and with people outside the team. We generally prefer conversation for most purposes, but when it comes to trends, history, or sensitive subjects, a good approach can be what we in XP call a... [Read More]