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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
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What is Salesforce?
Salesforce is a cloud-based Customer Relationship Management (CRM) service and customizable platform.
This helps users manage all customer interactions and brings together all a company's customer information in one place across their enterprise (including marketing, sales, service and support).
Accessible through a robust community of partners, the platform handles large volumes of data while helping you gain a deeper understanding of your customers' behavior with powerful analytics.
What is LinkedIn OAuth?
LinkedIn API uses OAuth 2.0 for user authorization and API authentication.
Before your application can access the LinkedIn API, you must register it with LinkedIn, and obtain OAuth 2.0 tokens for authentication. Applications must be authorized before they can fetch data from LinkedIn or get access to LinkedIn member data.