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OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect In Plain English
Published: Mar 26, 2018   -   Updated: May 8, 2018

In this video Nate Barbettini gives a simple, easy-to-understand, overview of how OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect works as well as provides guidance on how you should think about using each of them in your application.


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Best Practices

  • Use OAuth 2.0 for Authorization scenarios to:
    • Grant access to your API
    • Get access to user data in other systems
  • Use OpenID Connect for Authentication scenarios to:
    • Log in users
    • Making your accounts available in other systems

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