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Browser-based Credential API

From: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Date: Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:13:08 -0400
Message-ID: <5595A964.3000309@digitalbazaar.com>
To: Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>
Hi all,

We were able to finally get around to documenting the browser-based
Credentials API.

The Credentials API enables a Web developer to create new DIDs for an
entity, store credentials, and request credentials. The basic API is
outlined below, separated by different actors in the system:

Credential issuer API:

* navigator.credentials.store(identity, options)

Credential consumer API:

* navigator.credentials.request(query, options)

Identity provider APIs:

* navigator.credentials.registerDid(options)
* navigator.credentials.transmit(identity, options)

The complete docs go into much more detail about the data sent and
received from each API call above:


-- manu

Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny, G+: +Manu Sporny)
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