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OmniAuth from the Ground Up

Michael Bleigh (Divshot)
Location: Ballroom II
Average rating: ****.
(4.05, 22 ratings)

OmniAuth allows any app to authenticate through a growing list of external providers such as Twitter, Facebook, and more. By leveraging OmniAuth in your application you can easily tap into the power of social sign-in. In this talk attendees will learn:

  • The motivations behind OmniAuth
  • OmniAuth’s code structure and strategy pattern
  • How to integrate OmniAuth into their Rails application
  • How to provide traditional authentication alongside OmniAuth
  • How to write custom OmniAuth strategies to fit your needs
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Michael Bleigh


Michael Bleigh is a Rubyist living in Kansas City and works as a partner at Intridea. Michael has contributed numerous open-source libraries to the Ruby community including OmniAuth and ActsAsTaggableOn. He has also spoken at numerous events including RailsConf ’09 and ’10, RubyConf ’10, ConFoo, and Ruby Midwest.

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Wesley Gamble
05/18/2011 10:52am EDT

Well done. I’m going to use OmniAuth for my next project most likely.