My .NET app needed to consume a 3rd party REST Api , which had its own Basic Authentication .NET’s MVC samples come with predefined libraries for Google or Facebook Authentication, which are not easy to extend to other authenticators. 592 more words
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Part of the ongoing effort to modernize our libraries, I released IdentityModel today.
IdentityModel contains useful helpers, extension methods and constants when working with claims-based identity in general and OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect in particular. 11 more words
ASP.NET 5 contains a middleware for consuming tokens – but not anymore for producing them. I personally have never been a big fan of the Katana authorization server middleware (see my thoughts… 1,571 more words
OAuth is clearly becoming the de-facto standard for authenticating API calls around the web. In the business intelligence arena, while we can discuss its pros and cons, we undoubtedly must get acquainted with it because sooner or later we’ll be tasked with importing data from one of the many “OAuth protected” web services. 619 more words