Articles

The OAuth community is dedicated to helping provide information on the proper use of the OAuth protocols through a series of articles on different topics.

What is the OAuth 2.0 Implicit Grant Type?

Aaron Parecki
#implicit #grant-types

What is the OAuth 2.0 Implicit Grant Type? describes the implicit flow and its most common use cases.

What is the OAuth 2.0 Authorization Code Grant Type?

Aaron Parecki
#authorization-code #grant-types

What is the OAuth 2.0 Authorization Code Grant Type? describes the authorization code flow and its most common use cases.

OAuth 2 Simplified

#oauth #guide

OAuth 2 Simplified describes OAuth 2.0 in a simplified format to help developers and service providers implement the protocol. An expanded version of this article is also available as a book.

A Guide to OAuth 2.0 Grants

#grant-types #guide

A Guide to OAuth 2.0 Grants describes each of the OAuth grants and use cases for each.

End User Authentication with OAuth 2.0

#authentication

While OAuth is not an authentication protocol on its own, there are a number of high-profile authentication protocols built with OAuth 2.0. This article seeks to expose common pitfalls and demonstrate how to do end user authentication using OAuth 2.0 in a secure and reliable manner.