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Using OAuth to Secure Your ASP.NET 4 API

by Filip Ekberg

Learn how to use ASP.NET and OAuth together to build a world-class, secure, and high-quality API. You'll cover bad examples of ASP.NET API, approaches with third-party applications, different OAuth flows, Identity Server, and more.

What you'll learn

How do you build a powerful and secure API using ASP.NET? In this course, Using OAuth to Secure Your ASP.NET 4 API, you'll learn how to use ASP.NET and OAuth together to create an API that is highly secure and well-built. You'll start off by looking at an insecure and badly-designed ASP.NET API, talking about how to approach this API from third party applications, and also how to consume this API internally. You will then examine the benefits of choosing different OAuth flows for different scenarios. Finally, you'll see how you can use IdentityServer to protect your API. At the end of this course, you'll have the skills you need to be able to build APIs that are a lot more secure.

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About the author

Filip is an enthusiastic developer that strives to learn something new every day. With almost two decades of experience in .NET, Filip actively spreads his knowledge and ideas around the globe, be it speaking at conferences or online. Filip has worked in a range of different technologies such as WPF, Win Forms, ASP.NET, ASP.NET Core, Xamarin and .NET MAUI. In 2012, Filip published the book C# Smorgasbord, covering a vast variety of different technologies and patterns using C#, and right after Fi... more

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