When To Use Which (OAuth2) Grants and (OIDC) Flows

OAuth2 Spec

OAuth2 — Authorization Code Grant

OAuth2 Authorization Code Grant

OAuth2 — Implicit Grant

OAuth2 Implicit Grant

OAuth2 — Resource Owner Password Credential Grant

OAuth2 Resource Owner Password Credential Grant

OAuth2 — Client Credential Grant

OAuth2 Client Credential Grant

OpenID Connect Spec

OIDC — Authorization Code Flow

OpenID Connect Authorization Code Flow

OIDC — Implicit Flow

OpenID Connect Implicit Flow #1
OpenID Connect Implicit Flow #2

OIDC — Hybrid Flow

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My focus within Information Technology is API Management, Integration, and Identity–especially where these three intersect.

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