Smartcar is an API that allows mobile and web applications to communicate with vehicles across brands (think "check odometer" or "unlock doors"). This guide will help you get up and running with the Smartcar API.
In the Getting Started guide, we will create a simple web application that displays your car information.
By the end of this guide, you will have learned how Smartcar works, retrieved your API keys, learned about our authorization process and made your first request to Smartcar using a Smartcar SDK.
redirect_uri. The Application Server, which is listening at the
redirect_uri, will retrieve the authorization
codefrom query parameters sent to the
codealong with the Application's client id and client secret.
access_token, the Application can now send requests to the Smartcar API. It can access protected resources and send commands from and to the user's vehicle, such as retrieve the location and unlock the doors.
Follow along with our step-by-step tutorial to build our simple web application.
Our tutorial is split into 3 sections -