Getting Started with factorial
This page will help you get started with factorial. You'll be up and running in a jiffy!
Sign up to Factorial
First things first, to start using Factorial's API you'll need a Factorial account with administrator permissions to create an Oauth Application. So head over to the sign up page if you haven't done so already.
NOTE: After an Oauth Application is created, NON-ADMIN users can use the credentials to request Oauth Tokens
Authorization & authentication
Factorial's API leverages OAuth2 and the Authorization Code Flow for authentication and authorization of users using the API. That means that you'll have to follow a simple series of security steps in order to use Factorial's API.
These steps can be broken down to:
- Create an Oauth Application
- Request an authorization code for the application
- Request an access token with the provided authorization code
- You can now make requests to Factorial's API!
We are gonna go through each step in the following sections.
Updated over 1 year ago
Create a new Oauth application