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Securing Your Application with OAuth and Passport

by Jonathan Mills

In this course, we will cover OAuth authentication with Google, Twitter, and Facebook. We will also use tokens to make authentic API calls.

What you'll learn

Passport.js is a simple and easy to use package that will manage OAuth authentication for you using strategies. In this course, we will work though how to use Passport to sign in to a website with Google, Twitter, and Facebook. We will discuss combining multiple social media accounts into one user account stored in a MongoDB database. We will finish by using tokens to make authenticated API calls out to Twitter and Facebook.

About the author

Jonathan is a Pluralsight Author, Technology Advisor, and Business Leader. As a member of the Chief Digital Advisory team at World Wide Technology, Jonathan is able to leverage his unique experiences and skills to drive digital transformation for his clients. As a dedicated developer community leader, Jonathan serves on the board of directors for the Kansas City Developers Conference, is a Microsoft MVP, and is a regular speaker and keynote presenter at conferences around the globe.

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