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OAuth 101

Nick Jackson
February 20, 2012

OAuth 101

A crash course on the basics of OAuth which I gave at Dev8D 2012.

Nick Jackson

February 20, 2012

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  1. “An open protocol to allow secure API authorisation in a

    simple and standard method from desktop and web applications.” oauth.net
  2. User authorises the application and is redirected back to client

    with a authorisation code in the query string
  3. The access token can then be used as authorisation by

    the client to access the specified resources for a specific length of time