Our 12pm (US ET) talk on Thursday Jun 9 will be "OAuth: demystified (hopefully)", with Matt Gifford. We had technical difficulties during his April 14 presentation, so this is a rescheduling.
TOPIC DESCRIPTION: (provided by the speaker)
Since it's conception in 2006/7, the Open Authorization access protocol was geared towards providing a detailed, uniform method of granting access permissions for API providers and consumers alike. Now widely used amongst many global providers and rapidly replacing basic or generic authentication protocols, it is truly becoming the standard means of access authentication.
So why is it still as confusing as hell?
Join Matt Gifford, aka coldfumonkeh, as we look at the structure of OAuth requests, the variety of authentication 'flavours' available to use, and how to implement and consume access-restricted services through the protocol in a bid to better understand exactly what OAuth is.
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DURATION: Approx. 1 hour
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SPEAKER: (provided by the speaker)
Matt Gifford is Lead Developer with Fuzzy Orange, specialising in ColdFusion, Flex and AIR development. Having worked on projects for organisations such as BT, Abbey Bank, United Nations Environment Programme and Landrover UK, he also writes regularly for industry publications including .net and Web Designer magazines, and is the author of "Object-Oriented Programming in ColdFusion" published by PACKT Publishing.
Matt is a regular speaker at conferences across Europe, and as an Adobe Community Professional and User Group manager, really likes to keep himself busy sharing the Adobe and ColdFusion love. When not staring down a screen, Matt can sometimes be found gigging at pubs and events or spending time with his family."
WHEN: Thurs. Jun 09, 12:00pm US ET (UTC/GMT-4)
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