Overview#

Native application

Native application Mobile Apps are specific to a given Mobile Device Operating System (iOS or Android) using the development SDK and language that the respective Operating System supports (e.g., Xcode and Objective-C with iOS, Eclipse and Java with Android). Typically Native application look and perform the better.

Native application OAuth 2.0#

Native application is typically a OAuth Public Client installed and executed on the device used by the Resource Owner. Protocol data and credentials are accessible to the Resource Owner. It is assumed that any client authentication credentials included in the application can be extracted. On the other hand, dynamically issued credentials such as Access Tokens or Refresh Tokens can receive an acceptable level of protection. At a minimum, these credentials are protected from hostile servers with which the application may interact.

On some platforms, these credentials might be protected from other applications residing on the same device.

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