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Implicit Grant

Description

Implicit Grant flow is an alternative for Authorization Code flow. This flow just receives access_token in query string fragment instead of obtaining securecode. It's indented for client-side apps use in order to access an API, typically as Web SPA applications. For more detailed information, read OAuth 2.0 specification.
Basic scheme
get
[base]/
auth/authorize
Authorization Endpoint
After this request, the resource owner (user) will be redirected to Log-in/Sign-up page.
Example
Next step is granting access to the client:
Example
After granting access the user is redirected to the redirect_uri from the client configuration with access_token in query string fragment.

Example

Create client
POST /Client
Accept: text/yaml
Content-Type: text/yaml
​
id: imp-client
resourceType: Client
grant_types:
- implicit
auth:
implicit:
redirect_uri: http://localhost:3449/auth.html
Request access token
Response
curl -X GET \
'http://localhost:8081/auth/authorize?
state=example
&client_id=imp-client
&redirect_uri=http%3A%2F%2Flocalhost%3A3449%2Fauth.html
&response_type=token'
HTTP/1.1 302 Found
​
Location: http://localhost:3449/auth.html#access_token=ZGE0ZmQzZTYtOGU0OC00MDJhLWFkN2ItZTg5ZmViYjdmNTQ2
&state=example