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Some endpoints in the GitHub API require authorization to access private details. For example, if you want to get all of a user's repositories, you'll need to authenticate to see private repositories. If you're building a third-party application that integrates with the GitHub API, it's poor form to ask for a user's GitHub credentials. Most users would be wary of providing that information. Fortunately, Github supports the OAuth web application flow. This allows your app to authenticate with GitHub without ever having access to a user's GitHub credentials. In this post, I'll show the basics of implementing this workflow using Octokit.NET. OAuth Web
Flow The basic worfklow of an OAuth flow is as follows. On an unauthenticated request to your site, your site redirects the user to the GitHub oauth login URL (hosted on github.com) with some information in the query string such as your application's identity and the list of scopes (permissions) your application requests. The GitHub Oauth login page then prompts the user to either accept or reject this authentication request. If the user is not already logged into GitHub.com, they'll login first. If the user clicks "Authorize application", then this page redirects back to your site with a special session code. Your site will...(Read whole news on source site)

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Continuing the book review season, here’s the second book I’ve looked at recently, an interesting twist in the series of game development. Creating E-Learning Games with Unity One thing I am very passionate about is education, it’s what got me started as an avid blogger, a means to get excited …

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