Yahoo! JAPAN authentication strategy for passport

npm install passport-yj
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Oauth2.0 npm package for Yahoo! JAPAN corresponds to YConnect

Passport strategy for authenticating with YConnect using the OAuth 2.0 API

This module can be used with passport in Node.js. You can integrate into below applications or frameworks. Connect-style middleware, including Express.


$ npm install passport-yj


Configuration Strategy

This YConnect passport module requires your application' id. You can get this id from YConnect admin

Authorization Endpoint

var passport = require('passport');

passport.use(new YJStrategy({
    clientID     : <YAHOO_JAPAN_APP_ID>,
    clientSecret : <YAHOO_JAPAN_APP_SECRET>,
    callbackURL  : <CALL_BACK_URL>,
}, function(accessToken, refreshtoken, profile, done){
    // With this accessToken you can access user profile data.
    // In the case that accessToken is expired, you should 
    // regain it with refreshToken. So you have to keep these token
    // safely. done will get user profile data such as openid in YConnect    

Token Endpoint

With this module, you don't have to do anything to get accessToken. As you see above, you have already obtain accessToken and refreshToken. So this process is not required with this module.


MIT License. Please see the LICENSE file for details.

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