OAuth C# (very) Basic Library

I know it took me a while (sorry) but I had a couple things on my plate. At first I wanted to release a more complete integration of OAuth within ASP.NET, but that will have to wait to the next time frame I can allocate to work on this. In the meantime, there is some basic C# code in the OAuth code repository which generates the OAuth signature, which is the most complicated thing to implement in the spec (not that it’s that difficult to implement :-) It’s actually quite easy). [Read More]

OAuth 1.0 Public Draft – Another brick in the wall

Others have made such great explanations as to what OAuth is and what it does like Eran Hammer-Lahav’s post so I won’t repeat it. I will say that OAuth should make the Internet a little bit safer by giving the technical means to remove the need of a certain service asking the user to give his/her username and password to access another service that that user is also using. OAuth is to credentials delegation what OpenID is to authentication. [Read More]

OpenID Delegate Plugin for WordPress

Continuing my WordPress plugin frenzy and after release the MicroID WordPress plugin, I’m releasing another plugin, this time for OpenID delegation. The plugin is named “OpenID Delegate” and you can read all the details and download it from here. Q: So what’s this OpenID I’ve been hearing about? A: According to OpenID.net: OpenID is an open, decentralized, free framework for user-centric digital identity. OpenID starts with the concept that anyone can identify themselves on the Internet the same way websites do-with a URI (also called a URL or web address). [Read More]