basic auth vs marketplace credentials


 

We see from a (non-excel) consumer of the marketplace services one can build a client class, quite easily:

 

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http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/Walkthrough-Translator-in-7e0be0f7

we see from the code that it wants us to configure the app key, for the azure marketplace account, to be applied to the particular feed:

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https://api.datamarket.azure.com/Bing/MicrosoftTranslator/

We know that this marketplace access mechanism is nothing other than basic auth because we can use excel with basic auth credentials to read the feed.

 

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