How to Authenticate Web API using OAuth 2.0

15 באוקטובר 2013

My friend Bnaya Eshet asked me about web api authentication so I decided to write a post about it… To authenticate a simple http request in a Web API service you have to send a token in the http authorization header. Theoretically you can send any type of token as long as the application can validate it and make sense out if it but practically you will send a JWT token. JWT (JSON Web Token) is a simple token format that becomes the leading token format for OAuth 2.0 providers. JWT token represent a set of claims...
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