Hi Suresh,

This library for AS3 supports OAuth, though I can't speak to how
well-written or to-spec it is. http://code.google.com/p/oauth-as3/

Taylor Singletary
Developer Advocate, Twitter
http://twitter.com/episod


On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 11:46 AM, Suresh Kumar <suresh.aa...@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi,
>    Is there any api for as3 available?
>
> Suresh Kumar
>
>
> On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 7:10 PM, Taylor Singletary <
> taylorsinglet...@twitter.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Basic authentication, which is the method of sending a username and
>> password on each API call through HTTP Basic Auth, is going away in June.
>> The best path to implementing secure authentication that doesn't put users
>> at risk is OAuth ( http://dev.twitter.com/pages/auth_overview and
>> http://dev.twitter.com/pages/auth )
>>
>> For certain kinds of applications that do not have ready access to a web
>> browser and who would rather eschew the entire OAuth out-of-band flow (which
>> is more appropriate and introduces less risk at the cost of what some may
>> perceive as a poorer user experience), we offer xAuth on an approval-basis.
>> xAuth still requires implementing most of the OAuth standard, but allows you
>> to exchange a username and password, with the user's permission, for an
>> OAuth access token. You would then dispose of the login and password given
>> by the user and use an access token, which the user can revoke at any time,
>> to access resources on the member's behalf. You can read about xAuth at
>> http://dev.twitter.com/pages/xauth .
>>
>> Taylor Singletary
>> Developer Advocate, Twitter
>> http://twitter.com/episod
>>
>>
>> On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 5:58 AM, Sigma <suresh.aa...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>    I'm a newbie. i want to know how to get username and password from
>>> folks accessing my application and tweet on behalf of them? Is this
>>> the basic authentication twitter is about to close by june? And is
>>> there any way to get this work done? i don't know where to start.
>>> kindly reply with tutorials or explanations.
>>>
>>> Thanks in Advance.
>>>
>>
>>
>

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