Monday, October 27, 2008
Rich-client apps, federated login, and OAuth
When we talk about federated login, one topic we tend to forget about is rich-client apps. Even as more applications move to web browsers, there are still many powerful applications for desktops and mobile devices. Google has published some user research about the use of rich-client apps with federated login, as well as a prototype. The prototype makes use of the client version of the OAuth standard.