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Flask 1 Users, Sessions, and Authentication

by Mateo Prigl

Managing user accounts inside of the web applications requires the use of sessions. This course will teach you how to implement authentication and authorization inside of the Flask web application.

What you'll learn

Most of the modern applications have some kind of an authentication system. In this course, Flask 1 Users, Sessions, and Authentication you’ll learn to implement this system in Flask. First, you’ll explore how to use cookies and sessions to login and sign up new users to the site. Next, you’ll discover how to implement cookie based “remember me” functionality and create user roles. Finally, you’ll learn how to allow users to reset their passwords and require the account confirmation over an email. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of managing sessions and users in Flask needed to implement a fully featured authentication system.

About the author

Mateo is currently a full stack web developer working for a company that has clients from Europe and North America. His niche in programming was mostly web oriented, while freelancing, working on small startups and companies that require his services. Go(lang), Elixir, Ruby and C are his favorite languages and also the ones he’s mostly working with other then PHP in day to day work. He has a big passion for learning and teaching what he knows the best. His big interests recently have been the fi... more

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