The OpenID Connect standard is launched

OpenID Connect is an official standard as of today. The specification was approved after voting by the OpenID Foundation and this marks the completion of the long and laboursome process to design and specify a new single sign-on (SSO) protocol for the Internet based on the successful OAuth 2.0 framework. We began development of an OpenID […]

Online demo of our OpenID Connect client and server

Today we put up an online demo of the Connect2ID server along with a generic OpenID Connect client. With that we wish to show the capabilities of the new internet standard for single sign-on (SSO) based on the successful OAuth 2.0 framework. OpenID Connect is designed to sign users onto web as well as native […]

Finding the most efficient Java ObjectOutput method for strings

Coding distributed services and apps often calls for marshalling Java objects into a binary form that can be streamed over the network. Infinispan, for example, requires objects to be serialised so they can be multicast to the nodes of the data grid. The standard Java serialisation implementation packs a lot of object data in order […]

OpenID Connect – Как да си върнем личната идентичност в мрежата

Листовете от презентацията ми на PlovdivConf 2013, където разказах за проблемите на удостоверяването в интернет в настоящето и как новият OpenID Connect протокол дава път за тяхното разрешаване в бъдеще, посредством функциите Discovery/WebFinger и Self-Issued. OpenID-Connect-Identity-Slides [OpenOffice presentation] OpenID-Connect-Identity-Slides [PDF]

Encrypt and you shall be protected, says Snowden

From Edward Snowden’s Q&A session at the Guardian: Q: Is encrypting my email any good at defeating the NSA survelielance? Id my data protected by standard encryption? Snowden: Encryption works. Properly implemented strong crypto systems are one of the few things that you can rely on. Unfortunately, endpoint security is so terrifically weak that NSA […]

CORS Filter 1.7 with more configuration options

The Java servet filter for enabling CORS (cross-domain) web applications received a major upgrade today. Up until now in order to change the out-of-the-box CORS configuration you had to add filter init-params in the web.xml descriptor of your application. A number of developers asked for alternative configuration means, such as specifying a properties file for […]

Лаб Пловдив – учредителен протокол

*** Протокол на учредителната среща на Лаб Пловдив *** 16 май 2013, Арт Кафе Пловдив записал Владимир Джувинов Срещата започна в 18:30ч с лично представяне на всеки от участниците. След това бяха записани предложения на участници за лаба за неговите условия, организиране и дейности: * Възможност за сигурно паркиране на велосипеди * Лесно паркиране в […]

All JSON-RPC 2.0 libraries are now in Maven Central

The migration from Ant to Maven is now complete and all Java libraries for handling JSON-RPC 2.0 messages are now published in Maven Central. You can find them under the com.thetransactioncompany.com groupId: JSON-RPC 2.0 Base JSON-RPC 2.0 Server JSON-RPC 2.0 Client JSON-RPC 2.0 Access Filter The useful JSON-RPC 2.0 Shell tool, available for purchase, has […]

JSON-RPC 2.0 libraries and tools switch to Maven

The Java libraries and tools for JSON-RPC 2.0 message serving and processing now use Apache Maven to build. Migrating the previous Apache Ant scripts took about a day a to complete and was not without hassles, notable the ZIP package distribution and the automatic versioning of JavaDocs. We’ll now be able to gain from Maven’s […]