API: Get started


Get started using the PureCloud API by viewing these introductory videos, then head over to developer.mypurecloud.com for more information.

Platform API introduction
This video covers the security concepts, terminology, and authorization methods for connecting to the PureCloud API.

API introduction

Client credentials
This video demonstrates the PureCloud API connection method used when applications need access to the API with no user context.

Platform API client credentials

Implicit grant
This video demonstrates the PureCloud API connection method most often used for browser-based web applications. This connection method returns a token to the application after the user authenticates with PureCloud.

Platform API implicit grant

Code authorization grant
This video demonstrates the PureCloud API connection method that uses an authorization code returned after a user authenticates with PureCloud. The code is then used to request a token in desktop or server-side applications.

Code authorization grant