All editions were updated in February 2020.
OAuth 2.0 Simplified is a guide to building an OAuth 2.0 server. Through high-level overviews, step-by-step instructions, and real-world examples, you will learn how to take advantage of the OAuth 2.0 framework while building a secure API.
This reference guide will help you understand the context of each RFC that is part of OAuth.
This book is a reproduction of all the RFCs relating to OAuth, everything from OAuth core RFC6749 to the latest Security Best Current Practice. Each RFC is prefaced by a short introduction to set the context for why it's important to the space.
The OAuth 2.0 authorization framework has become the industry standard in providing secure access to web APIs. OAuth allows users to grant external applications access to their data, such as profile data, photos, and email, without compromising security.
Whether you’re a software architect, application developer, project manager, or a casual programmer, this book will introduce you to the concepts of OAuth 2.0 and demonstrate what is required when building a server.