Articles on authorization

Linden Melvin

Linden Melvin

Authorization and Authentication in GraphQL

Introduction GraphQL is growing in popularity because it allows applications to request only the data they need using a strongly-typed, self-documenting query structure that enables an API to deliver data that can evolve over time. Unlike traditional REST APIs, GraphQL exposes a single endpoint to query and mutate data. Upon learning this, one of the

Christian Nelson

Christian Nelson

Keeping it Simple: Migrating to Pundit from CanCan

We’ve been using CanCan for Rails Authorization on most projects for a few years now. When upgrading an internal application to Rails 4, I discovered that CanCan does not play well with strong parameters. There are some patches to make things work, but they didn’t feel right. Also, CanCan hasn’t been given much love recently;

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