OAuth Specs and Protocol

The OAuth protocol defines a common data structure for communicating between websites.

This relatively new format is increasing in popularity and used in many different sites including Facebook and Google. Microsoft has even added support for it in its latest WCF RIA services. (See my article with silverlight links below).

Read the full spec at IETF or try out some sample code.

References:
IETF, http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5849
OAuth.net, http://oauth.net
Quick Silverlight References, https://ronniediaz.com/2011/01/17/quick-silverlight-references/

About Ronnie Diaz

Ronnie Diaz is a software engineer and tech consultant. Ronnie started his career in front-end and back-end development for companies in ecommerce, service industries and remote education. This work transitioned from traditional desktop client-server applications through early cloud development. Software included human resource management and service technician workflows, online retail e-commerce and electronic ordering and fulfillment, IVR customer relational systems, and video streaming remote learning SCORM web applications. Hands on server experience and software performance optimization led to creation of a startup business focused on collocated data center services and continued experience with video streaming hardware and software. This led to a career in Amazon Prime Video where Ronnie is currently employed, building software and systems which stream live sports and events for millions of viewers around the world.

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