Blog Entries tagged "authentication"


Upcoming Phoenix Authentication Solution

I’m in the middle of writing an application in Elixir and Phoenix, so when I saw a link to an article by José Valim on an upcoming authentication solution for Phoenix, my initial reaction (before reading it) was negative. José is the author of the Devise framework for Ruby-on-Rails, so I assumed it was going to be the same idea, but for Elixir and Phoenix. I’ve implemented Devise in a handful of Rails apps, and each and every time I ended up ripping it out and writing my own auth solution (often based on this Railscasts tutorial). The reason is that while...

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Authenticating your Angular / Rails App with JSON Web Tokens

UPDATE: There have been some changes in the JWT Gem that make some of the below not work exactly right (it’ll still be about 90% the same). Specifically, they added expiration support. See my post on the same topic, but using React.js. The server side code in this post will work just as well with Angular.

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