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How to create an OAuth app in Asana

Before you start, you’ll need:

Before moving forward with making sample API requests or building apps that leverage that Asana API, we recommend first getting an Asana developer sandbox. A developer sandbox is a temporary Asana domain with limited users. This is a standard Asana account where you can test Asana Premium features during development.

Developer sandboxes are intended for:

  • Developers building or maintaining a third-party integration with Asana (i.e., submit your completed integration to get listed in the Asana app directory)
  • Existing Asana Premium customers who require a separate environment to perform risk-free testing on the API To request a developer sandbox, please fill out and submit this form.

Register your OAuth application

Go to manage your apps in Asana.

To create an OAuth app you will need:

  • The name of your application

  • Your OAuth redirect URI: https://unify.apideck.com/vault/callback

  • A Client ID and Client Secret. When you register to authenticate with OAuth 2.0, we return you a Client ID and Client Secret for your application to authenticate with the Asana API.

Do your first API call

  • Connect your Asana account through Vault with a test session.

  • To test the access token, make a call to the Get current user endpoint using the Proxy API.

curl --location --request GET 'https://unify.apideck.com/proxy' \
--header 'x-apideck-consumer-id: test-consumer' \
--header 'x-apideck-app-id: {APIDECK_APP_ID}' \
--header 'x-apideck-service-id: asana' \
--header 'x-apideck-downstream-url: https://app.asana.com/api/1.0/users/me' \
--header 'Content-Type: application/json' \
--header 'Authorization: Bearer {APIDECK_API_KEY}'

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