Outbound REST APIs

Dave Slusher

2 minute read

YouTube video: https://youtu.be/R1Qgz51T4wI The Live Coding Team: dave.slusher, ctomasi, josh.nerius In this episode, we work with the Sift API in order to parse emails. Specifically, the involved generation of the signature in order to validate the request is the main thrust of this session. We begin with two requests that outwardly seem the same and work through why they signatures first are different and then generate different results between using NodeJS and the integration from a ServiceNow instance.

Josh Nerius

2 minute read

YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8_yHYAPDpvw The live coding team: josh.nerius, ctomasi This week, we returned to the topic of OAuth and learned how to generate OAuth tokens per user instead of per REST Message/Method. When calling some APIs, sharing a single token between every user in ServiceNow is not always appropriate and instead we want each user to have their own token. Examples: Calling the Dropbox API and interacting with the currently logged in user’s files Calling the GitHub API and forking repositories on behalf of the current ServiceNow user Video Index 00:00 - Intro