FireDAC Components for Basecamp

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Using OAuth Authentication

OAuth requires the authenticating user to interact with Basecamp using the browser. The component facilitates this in various ways as described below.

Embedded Credentials

Desktop Applications

See Embedded Credentials to connect with the component's embedded credentials and skip creating a custom OAuth app.

Headless Machines

See Headless Machines to skip creating a custom OAuth app and authenticate an application running on a headless server or another machine where the component is not authorized to open a browser.

Custom Credentials

Instead of connecting with the component's embedded credentials, you can register an app to obtain the OAuthClientId and OAuthClientSecret.

When to Create a Custom OAuth App

Web Applications

You need to create a custom OAuth app in the web flow.

Desktop Applications

Creating a custom OAuth app is optional as the component is already registered with Basecamp and you can connect with its embedded credentials. You might want to create a custom OAuth app to change the information displayed when users log into the Basecamp OAuth endpoint to grant permissions to the component.

Headless Machines

Creating a custom OAuth app is optional to authenticate a headless machine; the component is already registered with Basecamp and you can connect with its embedded credentials. In the headless OAuth flow, users need to authenticate via a browser on another machine. You might want to create a custom OAuth app to change the information displayed when users log into the Basecamp OAuth endpoint to grant permissions to the component.

Creating a Custom OAuth App

See Creating a Custom OAuth App for a procedure.

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