I am trying to build a standalone application that will use google authorization. For this purpose I was traversing the
Everything was going perfect until Server side APIs section. It is stated:
For Standalone apps You will need to use
expo-google-sign-into perform server side authentication outside of the Expo client.
But the server side token validation is not stated clearly in
So the question is, why do I need to use the
expo-google-sign-in to perform server side authentication for standalone applications? (Why just a call like below - which works fine when in for Expo client experience - will not work?)
- It seems
expo-google-app-authgets valid tokens for standalone applications as well. So no thechnical problem. Hence post moved under the docs section.
- Maybe some additional clarification in Server side APIs section can be good.