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iOS Build a Restaurant Reviews App Authorization With Third Party Libraries Authorizing with the OAuth2 Framework

Bruce Röttgers
Bruce Röttgers
18,211 Points

How to safely include the client secret?

Hey, I heard multiple times that it isn't safe to include the client secret in your code:

  • Version control (Git)
  • It can be somehow extracted. What would be an alternative solution to this?

1 Answer

Caleb Kleveter
MOD
Caleb Kleveter
Treehouse Moderator 37,862 Points

I have never dealt with this in a production environment myself, but you might find this StackOverflow thread helpful:

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/14778429/secure-keys-in-ios-app-scenario-is-it-safe