[Baypiggies] Google app engine /google app account for baypiggies.net ?
bdbaddog at gmail.com
Thu Jul 15 18:58:37 CEST 2010
Thanks for the feedback and it sounds like the community has a number of
technical resources to draw on should I get stuck.
I'll post when I have something to show and/or get stuck.
On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 12:43 AM, wesley chun <wescpy at gmail.com> wrote:
> as a member of the Google App Engine team, i can safely say that
> starting in 1.3.4, the authentication option(s) for App Engine apps
> has blown wide open with the availability of OpenID federated login:
> (OAuth service provider was also launched at the same time should you
> wish to allow 3rd-party access to your App Engine data but don't
> confuse "authentication" and "authorization.")
> App Engine apps only need to select "Federated Login" as their
> authentication option and boom, now the app allows logins from Google,
> Yahoo!, MySpace, AOL, WordPress, etc., basically, anything on this
> page: http://openid.net/get-an-openid
> now you don't need just a Google Account to login to an App Engine app!
> hope this helps!
> -- wesley
> ps. i agree with aahz in that it's annoying to constantly have to
> create new credentials at every single new web service you run into. i
> especially don't like being *forced* to do so, esp. at a retailer.
> i'll end up just shopping elsewhere. apparently, this phenomenon is so
> common, it has been named: it's called "password fatigue," aka
> "password chaos" or "identity chaos..." see
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