Today, we are launching a new feature on the Yahoo! Developer Network called the Create Consumer Key API. A few weeks ago we posted a sneak peek. This blog post touches again on what it is, who should use it, and adds links to API documentation and example integrations.
About the CCK API
Many developers who use Yahoo! Web services and APIs distribute applications that allow their users to access their own Yahoo! user data. This requires you as the developer (the third party) to have your own OAuth Consumer Key and Secret, while ensuring each of your users (the fourth party) also have their own distinct OAuth credentials. The Consumer Key ensures that the right data, for the right user, is going to the right developer.
The Create Consumer Key (CCK) API allows developers to easily provide Yahoo!-issued Consumer Keys, Consumer Secrets, and Application IDs to their users.
The CCK API offers the following benefits to developers:
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