In the early days of computers and the web, security was a very straightforward and seemingly simple thing. You had two strings — a username and password — that served as access keys to virtually unlock a login screen or dialog box. The vast amount of connectivity we have today has changed everything, including practices with passwords. Therefore, it’s important to know the differences between current practices and ones that have fallen out of relevance.
Consumer expectations for a superior user experience are growing rapidly — users expect a consistent experience when switching between devices and the expectation level for user experiences is no longer set by direct competitors. Instead, global giant vendors such as Amazon, Apple, Google, Facebook and Netflix dictate and set the bar for user experience, and there are only a few ways to compete against them; one of which is personalization.
Web development is one of these areas that’s continuously evolving and changing. New programming languages appear and disappear. Technology improves and matures. This evolution leads to new best practices, and most importantly very different software stacks than a few years ago.
We’ve been talking about features that increase productivity, flexibility and customizability that’s not limited by frameworks nor specific programming languages, and letting you scale content as high as the sky — but what about privacy and security surrounding your content?
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