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What is DreamFactory?
DreamFactory is the premier API lifecycle management platform.
It eliminates duplication of effort in code development, documentation, and testing by allowing you to model your application easily and create fully-documented REST API.
This enables agile application developers to build, deploy and maintain new applications faster.
DreamFactory's capabilities go well beyond integrating APIs with a wide range of authentication providers. Additional security-related features include:
- Automated API key management
- Granular role-based access controls, allowing you to restrict APIs to specific endpoints and even limit access by HTTP method
- Request volume limiting on a per-service, per-user, and even a per-endpoint basis
- The ability to extend endpoints using custom scripting, allowing for data masking, input validation, geofencing, and much more
What is Google Contacts?
Google Contacts, part of Google's suite of business-oriented web apps, helps you keep track of all your contacts.
You can quickly contact anyone in your Google Contacts list with the information already stored in their Gmail inboxes.
The service includes an address book and card-based interface for adding information to contacts.
You can create groups within your Google Contacts list and store individual notes and multimedia attachments on each contact.
What is LDAP?
LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) is a vendor-neutral directory services protocol commonly used for enterprise-wide user authentication. Logically, developers will wish to incorporate LDAP authentication into API-based authentication workflows, and the DreamFactory Platform offers an incredibly simple solution for doing so.
LDAP is just one of several authentication schemes supported by DreamFactory, including Active Directory, basic authentication, SAML, OAuth, and OpenID. All of these schemes can easily be configured within DreamFactory's web-based administration console. Once configured, integrating LDAP-based authentication into your DreamFactory-backed application workflow is a snap.