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  • Alexander Ziskind
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We’ve been hard at work getting the NativeScript OAuth 2 Plugin ready to work with Microsoft and Facebook accounts for a workflow that’s as streamlined as possible. The goal was to remove confusion and with the version 1.0 release, we’ve done just that, as well as added Android support.

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  • Alexander Ziskind

OAuth has been adopted my many organizations, large and small, as the (current) best standard for authenticating and authorizing their users. OAuth 2.0 being the latest iteration of the standard and it’s used to offload the burdensome security related parts of applications to third party experts. While writing your own OAuth flow for your apps could be a fun experience (for those of you that really enjoy headaches), most of the time we are happy plugging in a third party SDK so we can authenticate against their service.

In the NativeScript world, we could use third party SDKs, or we could simply use the new OAuth plugin available on NPM. Here’s how you can start.

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  • Alexander Ziskind
  • 1

Those of us that have been looking for a way to call dispatch_async(dispatch_get_main_queue(…)) in iOS environments while developing with JavaScript in the NativeScript framework have been SOL for a while. However, I am pleased to present a short and sweet solution here that saved my behind when I really badly needed to call this function due to a third party CocoaPod that wasn’t returning me to the main thread after a network call.

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