OAuth Articles

Learn the best practices and workflows for implementing OAuth for traditional web, single page, and mobile native applications.

Modern Guide to OAuth 2.0

Modern Guide to OAuth 2.0

There are hundreds of articles and blog posts covering OAuth 2.0, but none of them present the modern, real-world use cases. This guide covers OAuth 2.0 from a real-world perspective and covers modern use cases of the specifications.

OAuth Device Authorization

OAuth Device Authorization

Connecting a modern entertainment device like a Roku, AppleTV, XBox, Playstation, etc., to a subscription service or app like Netflix or Amazon should be simple. Sadly, it isn't. Fortunately the proposed stardard for OAuth Device Authorization Grants is here to change all that.

OAuth v1 Signed Requests

OAuth v1 Signed Requests

If you've ever had to navigate the harrowing path to signing OAuth v1 requests to Twitter (or other OAuth v1 providers), this article will help you implement this tricky bit of code easily.

Differences between OAuth 2 and OAuth 2.1

Differences between OAuth 2 and OAuth 2.1

The OAuth 2.1 draft will soon be published as an RFC. Why did they write it? How were the OAuth 2 specifications modified? What will you have to change?

The Value of Standards-Compliant Authentication

The Value of Standards-Compliant Authentication

Software applications regularly need access to data from other services on behalf of their users. How can you make sure your systems are giving proper access to other systems and verifying access requests from other applications? Are there easy and trusted ways to build these integrations?

What is OAuth and Why Should You Use It?

What is OAuth and Why Should You Use It?

OAuth allows services to manage access to an end user's account information without disclosing the user's credentials. Learn how OAuth works, how versions 1 and 2 differ, and why you should use OAuth2 instead of your own authorization solution.

SAML vs OAuth

SAML vs OAuth

SAML and OAuth are two protocols make application access more convenient and secure for your users. Although they’re superficially similar, under the hood there are more differences than you might expect. Learn more about when you should use SAML or OAuth/OIDC.

The Complete List of OAuth 2 Grants

The Complete List of OAuth 2 Grants

You know about the Authorization Code grant and the Client Credentials grant, but what other OAuth grants are there? This article will explain the flow for each standard grant.

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