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Oct 3 2013

OAuth2 and So Can You

Have you recently used a Twitter, Facebook or Google API? If so, you probably authenticated with OAuth2. Instead of using their own authentication schemes, most new services choose to implement OAuth2, the latest revision of the OAuth protocol. It gives your users a secure way to talk to your service, but more importantly, allows users to safely authorize access to their data from third-party services without giving them their credentials.…

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