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Free Preview: How to Create User Accounts With OAuth in Rails

Introduction

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OAuth is the most common authorization protocol in use today and is supported by popular web apps like GitHub, Google, and Facebook. With OAuth, users can log in to your site without needing to create a separate login name and password. This is convenient for your users and lowers the barrier to new signups.

This course, from Envato Tuts+ instructor José Mota, explains how to use OAuth in a web application. Follow along as José adds an OAuth login system to an existing Rails application. You'll get a high-level view of how OAuth works, and you'll learn how to use the OmniAuth gem together with Devise to create a robust, OAuth-compliant authentication system for Ruby on Rails.