Manually testing APIs using Client Credentials and bearer tokens with REST Client for Visual Studio Code

by Johan Grønstad

The REST Client for Visual Studio Code is an excellent tool for testing HTTP based endpoints. In my opinion it's one of the smoothest ways to test any endpoint behind an HTTP interface. But there are some use cases where Postman felt like it had a somewhat less finicky workflow,…

Hooking up ASP.NET Core 1.0 RC1 web api with Auth0 bearer tokens

by Hans Arne Vartdal

Even though you don't see security and bleeding edge release candidates in the same sentence every day, you need to secure your API's. I have been using Auth0 as my identity provider for a recent project, and they have AMAZING documentation that include everything you need, including complete code examples…