One of the disturbing trends I’ve noticed over the past few years is that more and more API services are slowly ditching support for HTTP Basic Authentication (aka: Basic Auth) in favor of OAuth.
As someone who’s been:
Using REST API services for years.
Has built numerous REST API services.
Has built and ran a REST API company.
Is currently working at a large developer-focused REST API company.
I can’t help but feel like this is a bad thing.