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Using Sessions and OAuth to Authorize and Authenticate Users in Node.js Apps

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Security is an important aspect of any real-world web application. This is especially true nowadays, because our apps don’t functions in silos anymore. We, as developers, can and should leverage numerous third-party services (e.g., Twitter, GitHub) or become service providers ourselves (e.g., provide a public API).

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Mardan, A. (2014). Using Sessions and OAuth to Authorize and Authenticate Users in Node.js Apps. In: Practical Node.js. Apress, Berkeley, CA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4302-6596-2_6

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