This release of Solar includes new Prototype and Scriptaculous (“Protaculous” 😉 Ajax support in the form of view helpers, ext/json compliant JSON support, and a new plugin-aware Markdown engine. Read on for more.
This particular class comes from work I’m doing at my current employer, Mashery. The Mashery folks are very open-source friendly, and approve of contributing back to useful projects, so I want to go out of my way and thank Mashery explicitly for this. (Thanks Mashery!)
Likewise, the core code in Solar_Auth_Adapter_Typekey comes directly from the PEAR Auth_TypeKey work by Daiji Hirata (which strangely has not been accepted yet at PEAR; their loss is Solar’s gain). Thanks, Daiji, for contributing this code to Solar!
In this article, I’m going to talk a bit about Solar authentication in general, and then TypeKey authentication in specific.