Consuming RESTful API to get Bank Details using IFSC code in C#

Introduction Suppose If you assigned the task to write code to get bank details using IFSC code. Details may be bank name, ifsc code, micr(Magnetic Ink Character Recognition), branch, address, contact, city, district and state. What you’ll do ? All bank ifsc codes are regularly updated on RBI website, you can download in Excel sheet and re arrange it. and same can be used in your website but this is not easy task to gather such a large data and integrate in your database to get details. So you just need only a RESTful API to accomplish this task but unfortunately Read More …

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How to secure ASP.NET Web API using basic authentication

secure ASP.NET Web API using basic authentication

ASP.NET Web API allows us different ways to implement security while exposing resources. In previous article we have learned about how to secure ASP.NET WEB API using token based authentication. In this article we are going to learn how to secure ASP.NET WEB API using basic authentication. Basic Authentication is easy to implement, expose and consume and is widely supported by any Web client, but it’s not as secure as token based authentication and it requires that SSL(Secure Sockets Layer) is used to keep the encoded credentials in order to safe application from simple attacks. Implementation of ASP.NET Web API Read More …

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How to secure ASP.NET Web API using Token Based Authentication

secure ASP.NET Web API using token based authentication

Introduction : Whenever we work on enterprise level application either application based on web or windows platform the first biggest concern come in our mind is its security. When requirement is to expose our business services to client then securing those services is on top priority. Just because we’ve built a WEB API that we want to make it public, it doesn’t mean that we allow anybody accessing it and consuming our services without any proper validation. Nowadays adoption of WEB API is increasing at expeditiously pace so it is highly recommended for developer to implement security for all types Read More …

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