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GeneralWow, glad to see this API! Pin
iamstarbuck22-Sep-14 8:05
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QuestionPersistent Access Token? Pin
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Chris Maunder22-Sep-14 5:59
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Matthew Dennis22-Sep-14 6:27
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Agent__00722-Sep-14 18:26
professionalAgent__00722-Sep-14 18:26 
OK, just gave a quick try to this using Postman and used a POST to https://api.codeproject.com/Token with my CP username, password and password as grant_type in x-www-form-urlencoded as you (and in the OAuth documentation) suggested, but it's returning a 400 Bad Request - "invalid_client" response. However, same POST to https://api.codeproject.com/ seemed to be working as it returned some "valid" HTML.

I will give it a try again. However, I would like to share an observation -

If I login into the API manually through a browser and capture the access token by running a sample under the My API, not only I can use it for both the APIs, it seems to be lasting quite some long time. As far as I can see, I can still make requests to the API using the access token I captured yesterday (almost 12-14 hours).

Can you please enlighten this behavior? I mean the lifetime of such access tokens? Even if they are lasting for a couple of days, I can make the access token configurable in my application (as it will be only for personal use) and replace it manually bypassing these OAuth steps through the application. Unsure | :~

Please let me know, thanks again for the API. Thumbs Up | :thumbsup:
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