This week I’m that includes Albedo — a security-centric, developer-friendly, and easy-to-use delegated signer for Stellar.
Albedo is a browser extension that allows you to log into third-party web sites along with your Stellar account, signal transactions, get details about your account, and extra. The most effective half about about Albedo is that you simply now not have to stick these precious secrete keys all over the place!
It’s no secret that pasting your personal key right into a Stellar-based app is lower than ultimate, that’s why SEP-0007 (delegated signing) was created. Albedo takes this a step additional by appearing as a bridge for Stellar purposes that permits them to ask permissions to signal a transaction or confirm identification on person’s behalf, so the similar account can be utilized throughout the entire universe of Stellar purposes. Even higher: your delicate knowledge is encrypted and safely saved within the browser.
If you happen to’re constructing a Stellar software, Albedo will even make your life a lot simpler in the case of coping with a person’s keys. It solely takes just a few strains of code to show any web site right into a production-ready Stellar pockets. Transaction constructing, signing, validation, error dealing with — Albedo has you lined. Experiment with the developer playground right here.