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Authorization, OAuth, OAuth2, OAuth2 Flows

Simplest OAuth Introduction: The Outcome of Years of Dedication to OAuth

We live and breathe OAuth so we believe that we can write the simplest OAuth introduction, which is high-level yet technical enough to be useful to investors, managers, and engineers alike. Ready? Strap on for the ride. If we did not do a good job, let us know at the end. NOTE: Essentially we are talking about OAuth2 even though we use the term OAuth.   What is OAuth? OAuth is a protocol that enables a web service to request…

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OAuth2 Introduction Through Flow Diagrams in 5-minutes
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Authorization, OAuth2, OAuth2 Flows, Security, SSO

OAuth2 Introduction Through Flow Diagrams in 5-minutes

Introduction to OAuth2 OAuth2 is a standard for streamlining the process of enabling a user to grant authorization to a web service or application to access her data or perform something on her behalf on another web service (OAuth provider). There are 4 different OAuth2 flows, and to understand which best suit your needs, refer to this. In this article, we want to create a simple introduction that enables engineers, managers, and investors to understand the high level flow of…

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Simplest OAuth Introduction: The Outcome of Years of Dedication to OAuth
October 12, 2018