Token Based Authentication For Web Service APIs In C# MVC NET

Learn how to create a simple, but effective token-based authentication framework to secure a .NET REST API. Tutorial at

Our API will be created from a simple MVC controller with each method protected by token-based authentication. The client will be required to provide a token key in the URL for each request. Each token will be unique and have a limited duration of time that it is valid. We’ll complete the authentication framework by including client-side Javascript for generating the token and making calls to the .NET API service.