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Going Multi Regional in Google Cloud Platform

For a successful business, it is important to know who your customers are. Knowing your customers helps to understand your business better, build better versions of your ideas, and can make effective decisions for the successful long run. Everyone knows it right! When it comes to software infrastructure, it remains important. Knowing your customers greatly improves the performance of your application, makes it more resilient, after all, no one likes to wait for the response :)

November 3, 2019

End to End Restful Api Development Using Openapi Specification

Learn how OpenAPI Specification (formerly known as swagger), a language-agnostic interface to write RESTful APIs which allows both humans and computers to understand the service capabilities. With the increasing number of adoption towards service-oriented architecture and for better integrations with external systems, it became a necessity to write Restful APIs for our services. While building so we might often find several challenges such as, * Standard & Consistent API design * Better documentation * Client Libraries * Playground (better developer experience)

October 23, 2019

How to secure and manage secrets using Google Cloud KMS

Let’s jump right in. We all know it’s a bad idea to store application secrets within our code. So why we are storing there it still? Let’s take an example. We could store those secrets in a file and add it to the gitignore so it’s not added to version control. But there are a couple of hurdles: How do we manage those secrets? What happens when the local copy is deleted?

January 7, 2019

Best practices for building secure API Keys

We all know how valuable APIs are. They’re the gateway to exploring other services, integrating with them, and building great solutions faster. You might have built or are thinking of building APIs for other developers to use. An API needs some form of authentication to provide authorised access to the data it returns. There are several authentication standards available today such as API Keys, OAuth, JWT, etc. In this article, we’ll look at how to correctly manage API Keys to access APIs.

September 30, 2018

What is session hijacking and how you can stop it

This story is for beginners and anyone who has a basic understanding about cookies (sessions cookies), but who’s not sure how to secure them properly. You don’t have to be a security expert to do that. You just have to understand the process and then you will know.

April 24, 2018
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