Series: API University Series
Paperback: 86 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1 edition (January 31, 2015)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.2 x 9 inches
Shipping Weight: 6.1 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars See all reviews (13 customer reviews)
Best Sellers Rank: #929,434 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #198 in Books > Computers & Technology > Web Development & Design > Web Services
I bought this book from directly and never saw it "live" in a bookstore. My warning - it is a very small book. It's 70 pages long, but the font is huge and most of the pages are half empty. They really tried to make it look bigger at least at the first glance - didn't help, though.The content is OK, but you can read a Wikipedia article on OAuth instead of this book. It should have been a chapter in a book on security; by itself it looked like a joke when I got it in the mail.I am giving it 3 stars, not less, because, once again, the content is OK and it does give you OAuth overview. No code examples, just diagrams and HTTP requests, but that was enough for me. However, I still feel a bit stupid for actually paying money on something I could read up on the Internet for free.
Excellent review of the underlying components of OAuth, and the methods of deploying and using it. Love the sequence diagrams. The explanations of the differences between the pattern use cases is most helpful.
A clear explanation of OAuth and its authentication flows. It provided great descriptions of the OpenId Connect and SAML2 extensions.
Great little book. I'm tired of slogging through 500+ pages on a subject that I can learn in less than 100.
Brief explanation of OAuth but clear and straightforward.
Nothing you wont find with an online search.
The author makes no attempt to breathe any life into the subject matter. There are free articles on the internet which provide better value. It felt like I got burned on this purchase.
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