Why You Need To Be Very Careful About Google Authorization (OAuth)

Since we have built the extension of Simple Gmail Notes, and mobile app of Simple Mobile CRM, we have come across all the power and danger of those Google authorization tokens.

Today we would see, in plain English, how the Google authentication works, and how bad it could be when things go wrong. And there are a few advises at the end of the article.

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One Extension for Both Chrome and Firefox

I wrote the first version of Firefox extension of Simple Gmail Notes about one and half year ago, and now I am forced to develop a new one using WebExtension technology, because the old jpm addons would be fully disabled after Firefox 57.

That was quite a surprise, because when I started to develop the extension back then, jpm was the most recommended technology for Firefox addon development. And I suffered so much during the development.

Anyway, now the the extension already got some problems with new Firefox (FF 50+), especially with the OAuth. So I am left no choice except starting on this ASAP.

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Automated Testing for Chrome Extension

Since I have migrated the extension of Simple Gmail Notes as an official side project of the new company , I would like to keep a more rigid development process of this.

Very soon, the extension would need to support 4 different environments, it would be run for:

  1. Chrome + Gmail
  2. Firefox + Gmail
  3. Chrome + Google Inbox
  4. Firefox + Google Inbox

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