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Pythonic identity (auth in Python ecosystem)

Episode #292, published Thu, Nov 26, 2020, recorded Fri, Oct 2, 2020.

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So you're excited about that next app you're about to build. You can visualize the APIs with the smooth scalability taking to the mobile apps. You can see how, finally, this time, you'll get deployment right and it'll be pure continuous delivery out of GitHub with zero downtime.

What you're probably not dreaming about is writing yet another password reset form and integrating mail capabilities just for this purpose. Or how you'll securely store user accounts the right way this time.

Don't worry, we got you covered. Our guests, Christos Matskas and John Patrick Dandison are here to cover a bunch of different libraries and techniques we can use for adding identity to our Python applications.

Links from the show

Christos on Twitter: @christosmatskas
John Patrick Dandison on Twitter: @azureandchill

shhgit live:
Twitch channel for Christos and JP:

Passlib & Folding:
Microsoft Authentication Library:
authlib - JavaScript Object Signing and Encryption draft implementation:
django-allauth - Authentication app for Django that "just works":
django-oauth-toolkit - OAuth 2 goodies for Django:
python-oauth2 - A fully tested, abstract interface to creating OAuth clients and servers:
python-social-auth - An easy-to-setup social authentication mechanism:

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