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]

5 Simple Ways to Improve Employee Utilization and Productivity

So you’re busy, business is booming, but yet you still think you can get more out of your team. All too often companies strive to improve productivity and utilization without truly understanding the current state of play. In this article we discuss some simple ways in which you can analyze... [Read More]

Keep Your Azure Secrets Safely Out Of Git

Application development these days often requires maintaining and securing credentials for numerous third party services and external tools. Your database, error tracker, and email integration services all require you to present a token or password for authentication and authorization.If you’re keeping your source code out in the open, like on... [Read More]