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Showing posts from March, 2015

Login System Upgrades Are Coming

Windows Live Login A couple of customers have pointed out recently that the Windows Live Login on Regex Hero prompts you for access to your contacts. This wasn't intentional. I'm not actually using this contact information for anything. The code literally doesn't touch it. This will be addressed soon so you won't even see that prompt. Google OpenID The Google login I'm using is being phased out for an OpenAuth replacement. I will be interfacing with the new system soon. And the upgrade will be seamless for existing Google users. New Username and Password I've thought about this one for awhile. I would like to have the option for a username and password on the site. I was a relatively early adopter of OpenID back in 2009. And back then good standard login interfaces hadn't yet surfaced. Nowadays it's most common to see just a few options: Login with Google, Facebook, or Username and Password. Obviously I can't get rid of options that users a