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by Greg Brail Feb 14, 2012
In my last post, OAuth: Why it's good for API providers, I talked about why I recommend OAuth for API providers when they are exposing APIs for web or mobile apps.This time, a short follow up to look at a couple of... Read more
In the previous few blog posts, I’ve talked about what OAuth is and when and why I recommend it. This time, let's explore some of the reasons why OAuth is more cumbersome and complicated for developers than plain passwords as well as some recommendations to help you make the decision between OAuth 2.0 or 1.0a.
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by Greg Brail Feb 08, 2012
In OAuth: The valey key metaphor and OAuth: Flow for mobile apps, we talked about why OAuth is good for users - how it allows users to grant third-parties access to their web services or mobile apps without sharing... Read more
In OAuth: The valey key metaphor and OAuth: Flow for mobile apps, we talked about why OAuth is good for users - how it allows users to grant third-parties access to their web services or mobile apps without sharing their passwords. This time, why OAuth is good for API providers whether they are exposing APIs for web apps or APIs designed for mobile apps. OAuth means that Web apps that expose APIs don’t have to share passwords. There are two alternatives ...
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by Greg Brail Feb 08, 2012
In my previous post, I talked about how OAuth allows users to grant third-parties access to their web services without sharing their passwords.In that previous example, our user (Bob) accessed his Twitter account... Read more
In my previous post, I talked about how OAuth allows users to grant third-parties access to their web services without sharing their passwords. In that previous example, our user (Bob) accessed his Twitter account through the bit.ly web site. This time, let's look at what happens when Bob is using a mobile app instead of a web app.
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by Greg Brail Feb 04, 2012
OAuth has taken off as a standard way for apps and websites to handle authentication. But OAuth is a confusing spec that can be hard to pin down.I wanted to talk a little about what is OAuth and when you should use it... Read more
OAuth has taken off as a standard way for apps and websites to handle authentication. But OAuth is a confusing spec that can be hard to pin down. I wanted to talk a little about what is OAuth and when you should use it for your API – hopefully pin it down a little in a few blog posts. I covered a lot of this in OAuth: The Big Picture. Check out the video and slides! Let’s start with what is OAuth and why it came about.
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by Scott Regan Nov 18, 2011
Thanks to all that attended yesterday's webinar "Bigger, Better Business with OAuth."  Unfortunately, we had a Webex outage which cut the webinar audio off after a few minutes, but thanks to @sramji and @landlessness... Read more
Thanks to all that attended yesterday's webinar "Bigger, Better Business with OAuth." Unfortunately, we had a Webex outage which cut the webinar audio off after a few minutes, but thanks to @sramji and @landlessness for finishing out the webinar for the video (and slides below) after the outage.
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by Scott Regan Nov 09, 2011
Today at #defragcon our @sramji gave this talk making the case for OAuth as a business imperative.(As Sam mentions on the last slide, no developers were harmed in the production of this presentation.)  
Today at #defragcon our @sramji gave this talk making the case for OAuth as a business imperative.
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