Jimmy McGee · Sep 4, 2012 at 02:30 pm

How to Build a Windows Phone App Part 2: Using OAuth – XDA Developer TV

We recently began a series showing you around Windows Phone application creation. Part One talked about using NuGet. Now, XDA Developer TV Lance is here to start you off by showing you how to use OAuth.

OAuth is a security method used to ensure a secure connection to an API using a third party service.  Did we mention it is secure? Using OAuth permits the end user to see or agree to a specified third party request and what type of access they need for the service or app to be functional. Typical uses would be to post your high score to Facebook or Twitter in a game or access your friends list in an application.

 

Be sure to check out the other videos to learn more about building a Windows Phone application:

Be sure to check out the following videos, which are complimentary to this series, to learn more about building an Android application:

Check out Lance’s YouTube Channel


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