28 Feb '14, 7pm

@josh_hepworth bcrypt usage pre-has_secure_password

@josh_hepworth bcrypt usage pre-has_secure_password

Engines definitely have their place and there’s no reason not to keep using them but you might want to consider the alternatives. Generators can be a better fit for authentication than engines, all the code is there in your application and therefore it’s easier to customize. For example Ryan Bates’ Nifty Generators includes a generator for authentication which provides some simple code to get you started with password-based authentication in your application. But this episode isn’t about Nifty Authentication, instead we’ll show you how to create password-based authentication from scratch. This way when you do use an engine or a generator you’ll have a better idea as to what’s going on under the bonnet.

Full article: http://asciicasts.com/episodes/250-authentication-from-sc...

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