API Authentication discussion!

I was chatting with @rmccue and we though it’d be a good decision to have an open discussion regarding potential avenues for APIAPI An API or Application Programming Interface is a software intermediary that allows programs to interact with each other and share data in limited, clearly defined ways. Authentication on Thursday, February 18th at 22:00 UTC in the #core-passwords channel in SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/..

We’ll be addressing everything from OAuth 1.0a, OAuth 2.0, Application Passwords, and what limitations should be used to scope assorted tokens.

Relevant background reading: http://georgestephanis.wordpress.com/2016/02/14/on-core-rest-api-authentication/

#api, #application-passwords, #authentication, #rest-api