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Making Authenticated Requests with the REST Console

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    with REST Console, with Joe Shindelar.
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    JOE SHINDELAR: Making authenticated requests with the Chrome REST
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    console plug-in follows the same basic principles
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    we discussed in the last lesson when using cURL.
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    But the mechanics are a bit different.
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    In the REST console, we don't need to deal with the session or cookie
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    data, because the Chrome browser handles that for us,
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    just like it would if we were navigating
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    the HTML version of our site.
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    We do, however, still need to handle the CSRF token ourselves.

Making Authenticated Requests with the REST Console


In this lesson Joe walks through making authenticated requests using the Chrome REST Console Plugin

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The Chrome plugin demonstrated in this video is no longer available but there are many alternatives available. Use Postman or search for "REST client" to find tooling options.