Helen Hood

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Tutorial: Authenticating a Rails API, Part 2

Posted by Helen Hood on Apr 25, 2016 2:21:52 PM

In our last post, we reviewed signing up users via a POST /users endpoint in our API.  In this episode, we'll review how we authenticate users using an authentication token passed in the authorization header.

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Topics: Rails, API, json_spec, Warden

Tutorial: Authenticating a Rails API

Posted by Helen Hood on Mar 16, 2016 11:12:22 AM

Although Intrepid is primarily a mobile shop, we have a small-but-mighty web team that builds APIs, admin portals, and the like for our clients. For every API we’ve built, some sort of authentication system is required.

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Topics: Authentication, Rails, Back End, API

About Intrepid

Intrepid is an end-to-end mobile design and development company with offices in Cambridge, MA and NYC. We help companies, from startup to enterprise, boldly navigate their mobile future. We provide our clients expertise in development, design, strategy, and technology integrations. At Intrepid, we are creating the best mobile products at the intersection of humanity & technology. Find out more at intrepid.io

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