Decipher OAuth2 and OpenId Connect

In this article, we are going to understand various aspects that come into play, before we start using OAuth2 and OpenId Connect. Thanks to Keith Casey.

What OAuth and OpenID Connect are?

OAuth: Fundamentally, OAuth is an authorization framework. It gives you a consistent pattern to request, receive, and apply authorization policies across resources.

Before you understand OAuth you need to understand “Authentication” versus “Authorization”.
Authentication is who you are while authorization is what you can do.”…