Authenticate requests using HTTP signature

A while ago we presented basic authentication as a mechanism to authenticate HTTP calls in your microservice. Today, we are going to discuss another mechanism that solves the same problem: a digital signature that can be used to validate the sender identity. The entire implementation is again available in a Github repository and it’s based […]

March in Review

Meanwhile another month has passed along with our cloud-related articles. We are sure that, as in other months, you have found our topics interesting. At least feedback received let us believe that. In case you missed one post from March, you can find it below: Endpoints to access AWS services from VPC There is a […]

Basic authentication in Spring Boot

Today we want to present you a very simple mechanism to secure your API using an authentication mechanism known as basic authentication, described in this RFC. The implementation is very simple: a servlet filter that intercept calls and reads the authentication header, decodes it and compares with value set in the properties file. As always, […]

Mechanism to interact with cloud application for non-tech guys

Few days ago we met a friend who works as a independent accountant. He described us that most of his work means downloading Excel attachments he receives on email from his clients. Well, for us this kind of work doesn’t  look exciting. Hereupon, we were thinking how to help him to reduce the manual work. […]