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By mswatcher
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Published: Apr 06 2013 / 02:42

I’ve been in this situation many times, I have an API that needs an authenticated user to access it, how can this problem be solved? You could pass the username and password of the user with each request, a horribly unsecure method for that the password can be sniffed if your API is not using HTTPS, and even if using HTTPS, it is not a good practice to keep sending this sensitive data around.
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