Friday, May 16, 2008


OAuth is:

An open protocol to allow secure API authentication in a simple and standard method from desktop and web applications.

OAuth is a limited implementation of capabilities. A token allows proxy access to a resource on the internet. This eliminates the need to share authetication information.

They do a lot of great things. Their home page is clean and simple. They have example code in many programming languages. They have a FAQ section, chat and a wiki.

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