JW.PE

Articles on software engineering, engineering management, and the outdoors by Jon Evans.

On Friday I finished off the initial implementation of obtaining an OAuth token from GitHub. Their documentation makes it pretty straightforward, but for anyone unfamiliar with the OAuth2 flow, it goes a little something like this:The application generates an authentication URL for GitHub based on several parameters including the CLIENT_ID (obtained from the OAuth application on GitHub's side…

Keep Reading →

It's been a long time since I've written anything on this blog, and I have a lot of ground to cover. Since I last updated, I've spent 18 months in America, worked on some amazing projects and learned an enormous amount. I'm hoping to talk a bit more about some of the technical concepts I've had the chance to explore in subsequent posts. However, for the moment, I just want to address my short…

Keep Reading →