Sign In With Google Get User Info from Google+ Profile

At the start, authentication options for our site Burp (http://goburp.com) include regular email/password & Facebook Connect. For quite a while, I've been wanting to integrate Google Accounts Authentication.

I've looked at django-socialauth (http://social.matiasaguirre.net/) but it uses OpenID. I prefer a pure OAuth2 implementation similar to …

Google Friend Connect Facebook Connect Code Walk-through

Here is Python code for integrating Google Friend Connect and Facebook Connect authentication to your site. I will be updating this post soon. For the meantime, check the source code.







My Startup Weekend Experience (Part 1)

The past weekend was my first Startup Weekend.  I was somewhat skeptical if we could give build something good in a weekend. Nevertheless, I was still very excited.

My main goal was to deliver a working app by Sunday night. All the actions and decisions I made the whole weekend …

Site Authentication using Facebook Connect and Google Friend Connect

For one of my side projects, I have started using Facebook Connect to authenticate my users. Facebook has done a great job of convincing developers to integrate it by providing excellent guides on how to use it (video, wiki). There are a number of sites that uses FBConnect for authentication …

APIMuni on Google App Engine

For my first project on the Google App Engine, I decided to create an API for NextMuni.com data. Parts of the code was based on Mihasya's work on YourMuni, http://yourmuni.appspot.com. Beautiful Soup was used to get data from NextMuni and they are cached for 60 days …