NestJS Starter Kit, Monstarlab edition

TL;DR: We built a Node.js backend starter kit based on NestJS Framework. It follows a Monolithic architecture and implements REST APIs.

Using Policy As Code to manage permissions in REST APIs

Authorization and Authentication (AuthZ and AuthN) are very critical parts of any system for identity and permissions validation and enforcement, AuthN is basically the process to verify who the user is, while AuthZ is the process of validating the user’s permissions to access or perform certain functions/actions.

API First

We’ve been building APIs for a long time, enabling our mobile software solutions to communicate with each other across their respective platforms. For years these APIs have been built as part of a “mobile first”-approach, under the guiding light of an internally defined, living document, our so called “API Manifesto”,...

A Guide to Google Home Integrations

Within the trend of IoT, Google Home is amongst the most popular. Thankfully, Google has made the development of actions quite approachable. To get an overview of the process, let’s create a weather integration together.

JWT auth in Go

Authentication is the most fundamental building block of any application. Whenever we start building a new app, we consider how users authenticate in the very beginning. In the olden days, we used to implement session based authentication and transmitted the data using cookies. We had to store the session data...