twitter_oauth2_pkce

The Optimized and Easiest Way to Authenticate with OAuth 2.0 PKCE for Twitter API 🐦


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1. Guide 🌎

This library provides the easiest way to authenticate with OAuth 2.0 PKCE for Twitter API in Dart and Flutter apps.

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We recommend using this library in combination with the twitter_api_v2 which wraps the Twitter API v2.0!

1.1. Getting Started ⚡

1.1.1. Install Library

With Dart:

 dart pub add twitter_oauth2_pkce

Or With Flutter:

 flutter pub add twitter_oauth2_pkce

1.1.2. Import

import 'package:twitter_oauth2_pkce/twitter_oauth2_pkce';

1.1.3. Setup

At first to test with this library, let’s set org.example.android.oauth://callback/ as a callback URI in your Twitter Developer‘s portal.

Set Callback URI

1.1.3.1. Android

On Android you must first set the minSdkVersion in the build.gradle file:

defaultConfig {
   ...
   minSdkVersion 18
   ...

Also it’s necessary to add the following definitions to AndroidManifest.xml.

<activity android:name="com.linusu.flutter_web_auth.CallbackActivity" android:exported="true">
    <intent-filter android:label="flutter_web_auth">
        <action android:name="android.intent.action.VIEW" />
        <category android:name="android.intent.category.DEFAULT" />
        <category android:name="android.intent.category.BROWSABLE" />
        <data android:scheme="org.example.android.oauth" android:host="callback" />
    </intent-filter>
</activity>

You can see details here.

1.1.3.2. iOS

On iOS you need to set the platform in the ios/Podfile file:

platform :ios, '11.0'

1.1.4. Implementation

Now all that’s left is to launch the following example Flutter app and press the button to start the approval process with OAuth 2.0 PKCE!

After pressing the Authorize button, a redirect will be performed and you will see that you have obtained your bearer token and refresh token.

import 'package:flutter/material.dart';

import 'package:twitter_oauth2_pkce/twitter_oauth2_pkce.dart';

void main() {
  runApp(const MaterialApp(home: Example()));
}

class Example extends StatefulWidget {
  const Example({Key? key}) : super(key: key);

  @override
  State<Example> createState() => _ExampleState();
}

class _ExampleState extends State<Example> {
  String? _accessToken;
  String? _refreshToken;

  @override
  Widget build(BuildContext context) => Scaffold(
        body: Center(
          child: Column(
            mainAxisAlignment: MainAxisAlignment.center,
            crossAxisAlignment: CrossAxisAlignment.center,
            children: [
              Text('Access Token: $_accessToken'),
              Text('Refresh Token: $_refreshToken'),
              ElevatedButton(
                onPressed: () async {
                  final oauth = TwitterOAuth(
                    clientId: 'YOUR_CLIENT_ID',
                    clientSecret: 'YOUR_CLIENT_SECRET',
                    redirectUri: 'org.example.android.oauth://callback/',
                    customUriScheme: 'org.example.android.oauth',
                  );

                  final response = await oauth.executeAuthCodeFlowWithPKCE(
                    scopes: Scope.values,
                  );

                  super.setState(() {
                    _accessToken = response.accessToken;
                    _refreshToken = response.refreshToken;
                  });
                },
                child: const Text('Push!'),
              )
            ],
          ),
        ),
      );
}

1.2. Contribution 🏆

If you would like to contribute to twitter-oauth2-pkce, please create an issue or create a Pull Request.

There are many ways to contribute to the OSS. For example, the following subjects can be considered:

  • There are scopes that are not implemented.
  • Documentation is outdated or incomplete.
  • Have a better way or idea to achieve the functionality.
  • etc…

You can see more details from resources below:

Or you can create a discussion if you like.

Feel free to join this development, diverse opinions make software better!

1.3. Support ❤️

The simplest way to show us your support is by giving the project a star at GitHub and Pub.dev.

You can also support this project by becoming a sponsor on GitHub:

1.4. License 🔑

All resources of twitter_oauth2_pkce is provided under the BSD-3 license.

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1.5. More Information 🧐

twitter_oauth2_pkce was designed and implemented by Kato Shinya (@myConsciousness).

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