Yahoo Cheers OAuth At f8

The f8 conference was, of course, Facebook’s show, and the big social network (rightfully) got a lot of attention for holding it and making some important announcements.  A Yahoo representative attended the conference, too, though, and he was proud to talk about open standards. Allen Tom wrote on the Yahoo Developer Network Blog, “Yahoo! was… Continue reading Yahoo Cheers OAuth At f8

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Google Adds OAuth Access to IMAP/SMTP in Gmail

Google has added OAUth access to IMAP/SMTP in Gmail via Google Code Labs. The company is also working with Yahoo and Mozilla on a formal Internet standard using OAuth with IMPA/SMTP. “One of the first companies using this feature is Syphir, in their SmartPush application for the iPhone, as shown in the screenshots below,” says… Continue reading Google Adds OAuth Access to IMAP/SMTP in Gmail

Facebook Ships New OAuth WRAP Implementation

Facebook has shipped a prototype implementation of the emerging OAuth WRAP specification on FriendFeed. The company says any developers working with RESTful APIs will want to check it out. Facebook’s David Recordon says: While Facebook Connect and our APIs do not use OAuth today, we’ve been working over the past month to share what we’ve… Continue reading Facebook Ships New OAuth WRAP Implementation