Connect IBM Worklight hybrid mobile apps to LinkedIn services

Use IBM Worklight HTTP adapters and OAuth to securely connect to LinkedIn APIs

From the developerWorks archives

Lisa DeLuca

Date archived: December 13, 2016 | First published: March 05, 2014

LinkedIn offers a set of exposed APIs to allow third-party web and mobile applications to call LinkedIn services on an application user's behalf. In this article, IBM® Worklight® developers learn how to write two HTTP adapters to connect a hybrid mobile app to LinkedIn services. The first adapter uses the OAuth standard to securely process authentication and authorization requests between LinkedIn and an application user. The second adapter uses OAuth tokens to send authorized requests to LinkedIn services.

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Zone=Mobile development, Security
ArticleTitle=Connect IBM Worklight hybrid mobile apps to LinkedIn services