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If you are building an app, you will have to tackle setting up access control for it. Access control is the process of granting your users permission to access certain information. What are the different approaches to access control and which approaches are best suited to different use cases?
Developers can often miss an important aspect of API development - scaling the API. To scale the API, you must look into offloading the administrative functions of multiple APIs in their apps. Scaling of the API at the design phase is crucial to the success of API adoption in the long run.
This article is part of a multi-part series about interesting APIs that were added to our directory during 2017. Security and Privacy APIs are covered in this segment. The APIs were chosen by our researchers, by popularity according to website traffic, and by mentions on social media.
Microsoft’s ASP.NET Web API simplifies the process of building platform-agnostic RESTful HTTP services. The service’s portability makes it a useful tool, and in this tutorial on DeveloperHandbook.com, Jon Preece shows followers how to build a RESTful API using Web API and JWT.
Spotify’s music streaming service provides ‘music for everyone’ in a way that has spawned dozens of related applications through Spotify API integration. In this tutorial, Jon Kaufman shows followers how to authenticate to Spotify’s web API from a React and React-Router app.
It may not be the most glamorous task, but coding support for seamless and secure registration and login for your new application is vital for ensuring a smooth customer experience. This article discusses AWS API Gateway for streamlining the process of providing authentication and authorization.
The team that maintain the open source Spring Framework have now included first-class support for CORS in a move that aligns the framework with REST APIs and HTML5 specifications.
A new Twitter trademark application for the phrase "The Future of Identity" hints that the social media giant is planning big things for APIs and SDKs related to identity.