Category Archives: Security

Retrieving the twitter identity

In the previous article I showed how to use OAuth to connect to twitter. At this point all the authentication and authorization has been done and we are busy with the last step to retrieve the Identity information from twitter specifically.

My first glimpse at OAuth 2.0.

So what is this OAuth?  This is what wikipedia says: OAuth is an open standard for authorization, commonly used as a way for Internet users to authorize websites or applications to access their information on other websites but without giving them the passwords.[1] This mechanism is used by companies such as Google, Facebook, Microsoft and… Read More »