Laravel 5 middleware to authenticate oauth access token before controller

OAuth gives access token to users using which the user let’s the server know that he is a valid and authenticated user. After this authentication, he is allowed to view data from the REST API. We are going to do the same in this tutorial. I have a REST url which has some data which a user with a valid access should be able to view. If the user doesn’t have an access token or the token has expired, then I will throw appropriate error message. Continue reading Laravel 5 middleware to authenticate oauth access token before controller

Using composer packages with Drupal 7

In this video tutorial I will show you how we can use composer packages inside Drupal modules. This module will give us easy access to using popular classes and extend our Drupal module with those functionality. In this video I will convert a database query result into a CSV as well as use famous Illuminate database package to query a Drupal database for demonstration purpose. Continue reading Using composer packages with Drupal 7

Creating your own OAuth2 server in Laravel 5 using bshaffer

When creating REST APIs, authentication is always an important aspect. There are lot of ways to safeguard your API urls, but one of the best is using OAuth2. In this tutorial, I will show you how to do a basic implementation of oauth2 server using the bshaffer library. Continue reading Creating your own OAuth2 server in Laravel 5 using bshaffer