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Switching between Azure Mobile Services vs my own implementation. Will UIDs change?

I'm looking at Azure Mobile Services, particularly the Authentication part (which I believe relies exclusively on OAUTH 1 or 2). I want to make sure that my application isn't tightly coupled to the ...
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How should I architect a RESTful webservice to use 3rd party (i.e. Google, Facebook, Twitter) for authentication?

For my job we have a nice RESTful webservice we've built out that we use to drive a couple websites we have. Basically the webservice lets you create and work with support tickets, and the website is ...
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Authentication for users on a Single Page App?

I have developed a single page app prototype that is using Backbone on the front end and going to consume from a thin RESTful API on the server for it's data. Coming from heavy server side ...
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What's the benefit of Azure ACS if ASP.NET 4.5 includes OAuth and OpenID providers?

Azure ACS offers OAuth and OpenID providers, and now that ASP.NET 4.5 offers the same thing, without the added cost, is there any reason for a .NET developer to consider ACS? (Disclaimer, I don't ...
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Lightweight external authentication - looking for an OpenID alternative [on hold]

We have a "backend" area for performing maintenance/debugging tasks on most of our developed websites and (obviously) this area requires authentication. Most of these websites have their own ...
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Using Paypal (or similar) to log into my site?

I have a web site and I want to offer a few levels of service - one free, one for a one-off payment, and one for a subscription. My first inclination is to use Paypal for the payment options. I ...
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Using OpenID to log into multiple domains: Is this plan feasable? [closed]

For example: We're running a two community sites on two domains (call them example.com and example.net). We want to be able to expand that to more domains later. We want to allow multiple types of ...
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OpenID and data espionage

This answer[link] to another question here talks about OpenID and data espionage. I quote: [Data espionage] Why let them gather the detailed statistics from many consumer site and help them ...
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Is it a good idea to implement OpenID services in internal and/or customer applications?

I've been discussing with my colleges about logging in by using your OpenID account, Google account etc. in our customers CMS and/or the internal systems we use, as we've had a few requests regarding ...
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OpenID implementation - PHP, Javascript, MySQL

I've started doing some research on the technologies that I will need for my website. I'm trying to implement a really simple website with OpenID user registration. The website will store a block of ...
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is OpenID really that bad?

I have seen this question on Quora where lots of people seem to agree that OpenID is bad, even going as far as stating that: OpenID is the worst possible "solution" I have ever seen in my entire ...
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Does anybody ever uses the OpenId url Log in?

As programmers I think we are the most inclined to use new technologies and things that are not so mainstream. I absolutely love OpenId's ability to log in with credentials you already have, but I ...