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Integrating Web Services with OAuth and PHP by Matthew Frost

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OAuth 1 Server

Once you find you need to provide content or services from your application to external applications, it’s important you are able to accurately identify the users making a request to your service. This is where the OAuth server comes into play. If you can’t identify and authorize actions properly, you will not be able to offer a service people will actually use. Protecting your users’ content and account information is the foundation to building a secure application. Let’s take a look at how this flow works.

The OAuth 1 Client chapter focused on how to build the authorization headers required to make a valid OAuth request. It’s important to note, if we aren’t implementing our own service, we don’t ever have to worry about the ...

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