Authenticating Users in a Rails Application

This course will teach you how to use Ruby User Authentication, a powerful toolset that allows developers to quickly and easily implement a security layer on top of their Ruby-based applications.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Aug 27, 2020
Duration
38m
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Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Aug 27, 2020
Duration
38m
Description

Do you need information on user authentication in Ruby, fast? In this course, Authenticating Users in a Rails Application, you’ll learn to implement user authentication in Ruby apps. First, you’ll explore how to authenticate users and securely store their passwords. Next, you’ll discover how to keep users signed in with sessions and cookies Finally, you’ll learn how to provide feedback to users through form validation. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Ruby User Authentication needed to begin deploying in live applications.

About the author
About the author

I'm Anthony Alampi, an interactive designer and developer living in Austin, Texas. I'm a former professional video game developer and current web design company owner with over 15 years of programming experience and over 7 years of design experience. User-centric design is my passion, and I believe that when users come first, they come back! You can view my personal portfolio at: https://www.anthonyalampi.com/

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hello there, I'm Anthony Alampi. I'm the owner of X Factor Consultants, a digital design and web consulting company based in Austin, Texas. We design user‑friendly websites and mobile apps, leveraging platforms like Ruby to create them quickly and easily. Ruby user authentication allows developers to quickly and easily add customizable layers of security over web apps to ensure a safe user experience. This course is an introduction to you working with user authentication in Ruby. Fluency in HTML, CSS, and Python, as well as familiarity with Ruby, are required. Some of the major topics that we will cover in this course include setting up and configuring user authentication, correctly verifying and storing passwords, working with the flash storage, and much more. Once you've completed this course, you should feel comfortable implementing user authentication into your own sites and web apps. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn more about Ruby user authentication with the Authenticating Users in a Rails Application course at Pluralsight.