Introduction to OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect

An overview of common use cases and current best practices

Everyone who first learns about OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect is confused. There are dozens of specifications with uncommon terminology and hard-to-understand scenarios. Eventually, you will have a working implementation, but questions remain. Why use the complicated redirect, instead of just a custom login form? Is this the right flow for my application? Where do I store tokens, and how can I protect them?

This introduction course helps you clear up the confusion surrounding OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect. You will learn about the purpose of these technologies and their concrete use cases. At the end of this session, you will understand how and where to use OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect.

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What you will get ...

This course is the first module in the Mastering OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect course bundle. Purchasing the bundle gives you immediate access to 10+ hours of recorded live training material from May 2020.

Each of the three course modules in the bundle consists of recorded lectures and demos, along with an extensive Q&A.

The full course bundle is currently being rebuilt as a true online learning experience, with topical lessons, assessments, and course completion certificates. Signing up for this course gives you full access to the reworked course when it is released.

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