In this tutorial we will explain how to use Yahoo API to read a person’s Yahoo contacts. In common language we create an app called Yahoo Contact Reader for anyone who authorizes it to use it. We will use C# to communicate with Yahoo API and our app is made in ASP.NET platform.
There are 2 steps in making a Yahoo Contact Reader App – (more…)
OAuth is an open standard to authorize application to access user data from online servers without sharing user’s credentials. It is specifically designed to work in ‘Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)’. OAuth provides ‘access tokens’ to applications when the user gives approval, and through this access token the application can access the user’s data in online servers.
Today nearly all top service providers like amazon, google, yahoo, twitter , facebook etc support OAuth and allow applications to access users data stored in their servers (on the approval of the users). The first version of OAuth known as OAuth 1.0 became live in April 2010 then the next version i.e. OAuth 2.0 came in October 2012. (more…)
Authentication is a process of identifying a person. It is commonly done through the use of login page which asks a user to enter his username and password. In ASP.NET websites you can do the authentication of a user by matching his user id and password with the one stored in the database. If both his username and password matches only then he is allowed to view secured areas of the website. (more…)
With C Sharp(commonly known as C#) we can easily do ADO.NET programming to access a database, insert data into database tables, retrieve data from database tables and update data in the database tables. This is a tutorial suited for anyone who would like to get started working with database in C# by using ADO.NET. In this C# Database Tutorial we will teach you how to insert data into database. (more…)