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Building APIs for developers with Identity Server 4

By November 13, 2018August 19th, 2019Speaking

You might be thinking “Duh, all APIs are for developers”, but the reality is when it comes time to expose our API to third party developers, there are a few important security and logistical problems to conquer that you might not think about before hand. In this talk we take a look at the best way to protect your API using Identity Server 4 and walk through all the configuration you’ll need to get third party devs up and running in no time.

Specifically we’ll cover:
– API first development and designing your API with third party developers in mind
– Setting up Identity Server 4 with a basic real-world configuration
– Protecting our API using JWTs and;
– Bearer Authentication Controlling access to API endpoints based on authentication policies