Demystifying OAuth: A Standard for Authorization

Session Number: 8233
Track: Application Express
Sub-Categorization: Other Application Express
Session Type: At a Glance
Primary Presenter: Menno Hoogendijk [Principal Member of Technical Staff bij - Oracle Corporation]
Time: Jun 25, 2019 (03:45 PM - 04:45 PM)
Room: 612, Level 6

Speaker Bio: Menno Hoogendijk has been developing database applications since 2008 and is a certified full-time APEX developer. Over the past several years, he has gained a lot of experience in development using both APEX and JavaScript. Sharing his knowledge with the community is his greatest motivator. It also drives him to excel in new technologies. Menno is the author of several open source projects and APEX plug-ins.
Technologies or Products Used: NONE

Session Summary for Attendees:  OAuth (2.0) becomes increasingly important in APEX. We see it popping up in authentication schemes, web source definitions, packages, and REST API security. What is it? Why is it so popular? How do you use it? We also have things like social authentication and OpenID; how do they fit into the bigger picture?
This session is for anyone who wants to understand this mysterious protocol, even if you have no experience with it so far.