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Build a CRUD App with Express.js and User Authentication

“I love writing authentication and authorization code.” ~ No Web Developer Ever. Tired of building the same login screens over and over? Try the Okta API for hosted authentication, authorization, and multi-factor auth. Node.js is eating the world. Many of the largest companies are building more and more of their websites and API services with Node.js, and there’s no sign ...

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Secure Your Node.js Website with OpenID Connect

“I love writing authentication and authorization code.” ~ No Web Developer Ever. Tired of building the same login screens over and over? Try the Okta API for hosted authentication, authorization, and multi-factor auth. User authentication in Node can be confusing. It’s confusing for lots of people, including really talented Node developers, so you’re not alone. Authentication practices change frequently and ...

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Why JWTs Suck as Session Tokens

Got 15 minutes? Learn how to build an Angular app with user login in less time than it takes to get a coffee. Try Okta + Angular for free today! Create a Free Developer Account! JSON Web Tokens (JWTs) are so hot right now. They’re all the rage in web development: Trendy? ✓ Secure? ✓ Scalable? ✓ Compact? ✓ JSON? ✓ With ...

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