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