App ID

November 7, 2018

New in App ID: App Identity, Custom Sign-In Methods, and More

With the new capabilities in IBM Cloud App ID, you can now leverage any custom identity provider or sign-in method and authenticate apps in addition to users.

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September 19, 2018

Tutorial: Apply End-to-End Security to Cloud Applications

A new tutorial will show you how to use IBM Cloud services to secure your cloud application. Capture and review security-related events, encrypt storage, integrate authentication, and more.

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September 7, 2018

Use App ID to Authenticate Your Users in Your Lite IBM Cloud App

Were excited to announce that IBM Cloud App ID just launched a new Lite plan as part of the IBM Cloud Lite account. As part of the Lite plan, you will be able to try out all of App ID's capabilities.

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August 1, 2018

New in App ID: More Ways to Authenticate Users in Your Apps

New capabilities have recently been launched in IBM Cloud App ID so you can give users more ways to sign up and sign in and enrich user profiles further.

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July 18, 2018

Configuring IBM Cloud App ID From the Toolchain

Learn how to configure the IBM Cloud App ID from a toolchain as part of continuous delivery process. This post gives some background and the script we use.

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June 26, 2018

Use your own UI and Flows for User Sign-Up and Sign-in with App ID

With IBM Cloud App ID, you can easily add authentication and authorization to the apps and APIs that you have running on IBM Cloud. App ID lets you add enterprise sign-in, or social sign-in, or you can use the Cloud Directory feature to allow users to sign up directly from your app with an email and password. App ID provides a default sign-up and sign-in widget with out-of-the-box user flows, such as reset password and email verification.

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June 18, 2018

Custom login page for App ID integration

When developing an application that integrates with App ID, the standard hosted login page has a few options to change the colours or logo. In some cases, this isn't enough and direct customisation is necessary. There exists a handy guide for a custom App ID login screen in mobile applications, however for web applications a little more effort is required.

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June 4, 2018

Creating Spring Boot applications with App ID

A typical problem developers face when creating a new app is implementing their own sign-in and identity management mechanism. This can be easily achieved by developers integrating IBM Cloud App ID into their apps. In this post, I will show you step-by-step, how to integrate App ID into a sample Spring Boot application that uses OAuth 2. The integration gives us the possibility to use OIDC to retrieve user information when users log in to the app.

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May 20, 2018

Announcing App ID integration to IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service

Today, we're excited to announce App ID integration with IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service. You can use this integration to enforce policy-driven security in a consistent way using declarative configuration of the Ingress Controller to add App ID protection for web applications, APIs, and back-ends. Using this approach, you don’t have to instrument each of your applications separately - all the authorization and authentication flows will be handled automatically for you. No code change is required!

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