Tokens and Shares - Which should I use?
flowthings.io allows you to safely grant access to your applications to other individuals or devices, whilst controlling exactly what things they can see and do. Users can do this by issuing either Tokens or Shares.
The table below illustrates the differences between these concepts:
|Typical user:||A device||A collaborator on your project|
|Recipient requires own account?:||No||Yes|
|Account used in API requests:||Yours||The recipient's|
|Read Access:||All Types||All Types|
|Write Access:||Drops only||All Types|
|Access can be Restricted?||Yes||Yes|
|How to Use:||Supply Token in Header||Automatic|