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Feb 24, 2007 / pixtur
Jan 5, 2009 / phsouzacruz

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Brainstorming about how authentication for the API could look like

Authentication at 43things.comπ

pixtur : I am not a big fan of using clear password and login in urls, but at least here is an example for it.

Atom Authentication (used by 43things)π

We should study this article in detail.



11 years ago

My suggestion is to have an authentication service where you can authenticate with your normal credentials and receive an authentication token/key. This token would be presented on subsequent requests/function calls and identify you.

xl:sounds good

11 years ago

isnt this already implemented in activation mails?


11 years ago

I do believe it is.