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Blogmarks tagged openid in 2007

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MyOpenID relaunches. Now with a handsome redesign and support for SSL client certificates as a secure alternative to passwords. # 17th April 2007, 3:40 pm

Snipperoo now supports OpenID. It’s a really clean implementation, and they’ve given it prominent placement on their homepage. # 28th March 2007, 5:05 pm

Beginner’s guide to OpenID phishing (via) Excellent primer on the phishing problem, which concludes that phishing can only be solved by moving away from usernames and passwords entirely. # 23rd March 2007, 9:22 pm

ANN: PHP OpenID 1.2.2 released. Includes a fix to a bug that was causing some consumers to be incompatible with the WordPress.com OpenID provider. If you’re using this in a PHP OpenID consumer you should upgrade now. # 23rd March 2007, 8:33 pm

Highrise: Early stats, Cases for all, the new Solo plan, and more disk space! 9% of signups came in through OpenID, and they’ve opened up cases to everyone fixing my number one complaint about the service. Great job! # 23rd March 2007, 1:44 am

Vitamin Interviews: Simon Willison. Bobbie Johnson pointed a camera at me after my Future of Web Apps talk and interviewed me for eight minutes on OpenID. # 23rd March 2007, 1:41 am

Iusethis now supports OpenID for authentication. A great example of a site I probably wouldn’t have tried out if it hadn’t supported OpenID. # 21st March 2007, 1:11 am

Highrise. The new online contact manager from 37signals—exactly the tool I need for managing my freelancing, and it even accepts OpenID. # 19th March 2007, 10:39 pm

OmniTI_OpenID. OmniTI’s PHP OpenID 1.1 consumer library. Much less full featured than the JanRain library, but it’s good to have more than one. # 18th March 2007, 1:15 am

What is OpenID Good For? Dare Obasanjo provides some smart responses to Tim Bray’s criticisms of OpenID, including a good angle on the phishing problem. # 14th March 2007, 10:12 am

Ficlets (via) AOL’s first application to launch on Rails, and their first application to accept OpenIDs as well as AOL screen names. # 10th March 2007, 5:41 pm

OpenID Server Integrated with CAS. Case Western Reserve University now provides an OpenID for every network account holder. # 10th March 2007, 8:48 am

Relying Party Best Practices. Proposed guidelines for OpenID consumers from Martin Atkins, currently under discussion on the mailing list. # 7th March 2007, 11:45 pm

37 Signals’ next app Highrise will support OpenID. I can’t wait to see how the 37 Signals team deal with the UI challenges involved in supporting OpenID logins. # 7th March 2007, 9:23 am

OpenID on WordPress.com. My first project launch as a freelancer. You can now use your WordPress.com blog as an OpenID. # 6th March 2007, 8:41 pm

phpbb-openid: Your AIM screen name is your OpenID. Log in to a phpBB board with an AOL OpenID and it will try to associate your OpenID with an account that lists that AIM in the profile. This is the kind of behaviour I talked about in my FOWA talk. # 6th March 2007, 7:57 am

The Beauty Of The Diffie-Hellman Protocol. Some useful explanations here. Diffie-Hellman is used by OpenID to establish a shared secret between the provider and the consumer. # 1st March 2007, 10:08 pm

OpenID and microformats support on XTech site. “A single-sign on solution like OpenID solves an important problem for us, as most people tend to interact with our conference web sites in only one or two time periods each year.” # 27th February 2007, 12:46 pm

The No-Shit Guide To Supporting OpenID In Your Applications. Fantastically useful: Dan Webb digs through the API documentation so you don’t have to. The example code is for Rails but the PHP and Python libraries work in much the same way. # 27th February 2007, 1:56 am

OpenID makes web identities real and appealing. DHH has caught the OpenID bug. Expect to see a flurry of activity around OpenID in the Rails community over the next few weeks. # 26th February 2007, 10:31 am

More on Decentralised Social Networking. Martin Atkins has been thinking hard about the practicalities of building decentralised social networking on top of OpenID. # 26th February 2007, 10:15 am

prooveme.com. An OpenID provider that uses SSL client certificates (which you install in your browser) for authentication. # 22nd February 2007, 12:01 pm

AOL and OpenID. http://openid.aol.com/your-screenname now works as an OpenID, for every AOL user. Wow. # 15th February 2007, 11:27 am

PHP and “OpenID authentication failed: Bad signature”. If you’re seeing a “Bad signature” error in your PHP OpenID application it could be down to a miscompiled GMP library. # 15th February 2007, 10:02 am

FreeYourID.com. A free .name domain for 90 days, with built-in tools for managing e-mail forwarding and your OpenID. Could do with some unobtrusive JavaScript, but they’re really fast at responding to suggestions. # 13th February 2007, 4:26 pm

Too many Chiefs... OpenID’s current biggest problem is that there are plenty of OpenID providers but not nearly enough places that you can log in to with one. # 13th February 2007, 11:49 am

OpenID (and TypeKey) using native OpenSSL functions in PHP. Wez Furlong shows how a small patch to PHP’s OpenSSL support makes it a whole lot easier to perform the cryptography behind OpenID (at the moment you need to use the bc or gmp modules). # 10th February 2007, 10:49 pm

Hanselminutes Podcast on OpenID. Good podcast discussion on OpenID, from a .NET developer’s perspective. # 9th February 2007, 9:19 am

The OpenID Directory. A new directory of OpenID consumers and providers. If they can make sure that the listed sites actually let you log in this could become a really valuable resource. # 9th February 2007, 12:19 am

CardSpace & OpenID: Working together. A more detailed explanation of what the Microsoft OpenID collaboration actually means. # 7th February 2007, 1:58 am