5  Tell APIs who you are

5.1 Introduction

(introduction will be written ~last)

5.1.1 Learning Objectives

After you read this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Provide information in your request about how you’re accessing the API.
  • Find authentication information in API docs.
  • Authenticate a request with an API key.
  • Authenticate a request with OAuth.

5.1.2 Prerequisites

(prerequisites will be filled in as I write, if I decide to keep this section)