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You’re probably wondering what I mean by a ‘Tin Can Approach’. Well, the major concept of the new Tin Can standard, is direct communication to an API; removing the dependancy of JavaScript. I'm going to be focusing more on the API aspect, and not so much the way the data is packaged....
jon | June 24, 2010 | Comments (0)

The new OAuth protocol has been quick to becoming the standard for accessing secure data via APIs - it's also mandatory on some sites, or soon to become.

I'm about to show you a 3-legged process for obtaining an access token, which will give you access to the persons account that approved your request. With this token, you'll be able to update their status, and pretty much do what they can do, minus altering crucial account details.

jon | June 24, 2010 | Comments (164)