NETTUTS.com: How to Authenticate Users With Twitter OAuth
Note: This article was originally published at PHPDeveloper on 4 August 2010.
Beginning August 16th, Twitter will no longer support the basic authentication protocol for its platform. That means the only way to authenticate users will be through a Twitter application. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to use Twitter as your one-click authentication system, just as we did with Facebook.
They walk you through all the steps you'll need to make the authentication work:
- Setting up the application (as a Twitter app)
- Registering users
- Reading statuses
- Posting updates