O(ops), Authentication!

O(ops), Authentication!

When it comes to authentication for Restful Webservices, it seems every vendor is following another recipe. Some modes of authentication in use contradict the restful principle, some don’t. Some are secure, some are less so. We will take a tour of authentication schemes commonly found, discuss their pros and cons, and look at how to build secure, restful authentication mechanisms for your own API and various use cases.


Andreas Hucks

January 27, 2014