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MicroProfile JSON Web Token (JWT)

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In the post, “What is Eclipse MicroProfile”, we explained what Eclipse MicroProfile is and why it’s important. MicroProfile is made up of several specifications. In this post, I’ll explain the JSON Web Tokens (JWT), the MicroProfile JWT specification, and how it can be used to implement stateless security in microservices. I’ll also talk about the extensibility and flexibility of MicroProfile with claims. Tomitribe has been helping companies implement REST services for years and one of the most common problems our clients have is deciding how to implement authentication and authorization. The development of MicroProfile and its use of JWT is…

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What is Eclipse MicroProfile?

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Eclipse MicroProfile defines itself as: The MicroProfile is a baseline platform definition that optimizes Enterprise Java for a microservices architecture and delivers application portability across multiple MicroProfile runtimes.  -- MicroProfile FAQ Java for Enterprise applications are usually built on two options: Spring Framework and Java EE. Java EE created a set of specifications defined first by Sun Microsystems and then by Oracle through the Java Community Process. Specifications were meant to facilitate vendor agnostic development and deployment. During the last 5 years, the Java EE platform has become stable and mature resulting in less frequent releases. Java EE has also...
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Tomitribe at EclipseCon France

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I had the privilege of being invited to speak at EclipseCon France (June 13th & 14th) about Microprofile, microservices, and JWT.  The conference took place in Toulouse and being from France I have been there a couple of times, but never took the time to enjoy it. The architecture is beautiful, the city clean, and the people nice. Don’t know if it was because it was the beginning of summer or not, but I found the city very active and alive in the evenings. The conference was held at the convention center downtown. The venue is large and well organized. There were…

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TomEE Security Episode 1: Apache Tomcat and Apache TomEE Security Under the Covers

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Introduction and Scope Security is often of great concern and should be high on the list of any project goals. It covers a vast domain and Apache Tomcat, which relates directly to Apache TomEE, is no different in this regard. This first in a series of security related blog posts is not intended to be exhaustive, but aims at providing you with some insight into how Apache Tomcat and Apache TomEE security works. Apache TomEE provides much more than just Servlets or JSP’s, as it does when it comes to the security related elements. The second post will focus more on…

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Joining The Tribe

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After one full month working at Tomitribe, I could not pass up on the opportunity to share my experiences and impressions with the world. I’d like to step back for a moment and reflect on the situation of how I arrived to be where I am now. Perfect way to enter the game with my first Tomitribe blog entry. Thanks Theresa for taking time to read it carefully. My first experience In the first part of my career, I worked in Paris with blind and visually impaired people. Aside from being my first real job, it’s been one of the…

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