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Thursday, 14 July 2016

StackExchange OAuth 2.0 Example using Scribe Java

In this example we are going to see about how to use StackExchange OAuth 2.0 using Scribe Java

StackExchange OAuth 2.0 Example using Scribe


import java.util.Random;
import java.util.Scanner;

import com.github.scribejava.apis.StackExchangeApi;
import com.github.scribejava.core.builder.ServiceBuilder;
import com.github.scribejava.core.model.OAuth2AccessToken;
import com.github.scribejava.core.model.OAuthRequest;
import com.github.scribejava.core.model.Response;
import com.github.scribejava.core.model.Verb;
import com.github.scribejava.core.oauth.OAuth20Service;
import java.io.IOException;

public abstract class StackExchangeExample {

    private static final String NETWORK_NAME = "Stack Exchange";
    private static final String PROTECTED_RESOURCE_URL = "http://ift.tt/2ae8tKC";

    public static void main(String... args) throws IOException {
        // Replace these with your client id, secret, application key and
        // optionally site name
        final String clientId = "your client id";
        final String clientSecret = "your client secret";
        final String key = "your client key";
        // Enter one of Stack Exchange site names the user has account with.
        final String site = "stackoverflow";
        final String secretState = "secret" + new Random().nextInt(999_999);
        final OAuth20Service service = new ServiceBuilder()
        final Scanner in = new Scanner(System.in, "UTF-8");

        System.out.println("=== " + NETWORK_NAME + "'s OAuth Workflow ===");

        // Obtain the Authorization URL
        System.out.println("Fetching the Authorization URL...");
        final String authorizationUrl = service.getAuthorizationUrl();
        System.out.println("Got the Authorization URL!");
        System.out.println("Now go and authorize ScribeJava here:");
        System.out.println("And paste the authorization code here");
        final String code = in.nextLine();

        System.out.println("And paste the state from server here. We have set 'secretState'='" + secretState + "'.");
        final String value = in.nextLine();
        if (secretState.equals(value)) {
            System.out.println("State value does match!");
        } else {
            System.out.println("Ooops, state value does not match!");
            System.out.println("Expected = " + secretState);
            System.out.println("Got      = " + value);

        // Trade the Request Token and Verfier for the Access Token
        System.out.println("Trading the Request Token for an Access Token...");
        final OAuth2AccessToken accessToken = service.getAccessToken(code);
        System.out.println("Got the Access Token!");
        System.out.println("(if your curious it looks like this: " + accessToken
                + ", 'rawResponse'='" + accessToken.getRawResponse() + "')");

        // Now let's go and ask for a protected resource!
        System.out.println("Now we're going to access a protected resource...");
        final OAuthRequest request = new OAuthRequest(Verb.GET,
                PROTECTED_RESOURCE_URL + "?site=" + site + "&key=" + key, service);
        service.signRequest(accessToken, request);
        final Response response = request.send();
        System.out.println("Got it! Lets see what we found...");

        System.out.println("Thats it man! Go and build something awesome with ScribeJava! :)");

Annamalai Thangaraj

Annamalai is working as Technical Lead in Leading Telecom company with 5+ years experience in Identity and Access Management , Telecom and Networks, BigData, Java, Spring, Struts, Hibernate, AngularJS, and Enterprise Web Application Development.

Website: Java Tutorials Corner

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Item Reviewed: StackExchange OAuth 2.0 Example using Scribe Java Rating: 5 Reviewed By: Annamalai Thangaraj