Application client keys

Whether using the web flow or the Authorizations API, OAuth applications have their own set of credentials they use when creating access tokens. Think of them as special usernames and passwords just for apps. For the GitHub API, they're called client_id and client_secret.

We'll use these test values for now. If you'd like to create your own OAuth application and use those keys, you can create an OAuth application from your GitHub account settings: https://github.com/settings/applications/new