About this Course
Learn how to implement a custom user authentication system that controls users access to web resources, using password hashing and JSON Web Tokens for security. The system lets users sign up, log in, and log out, limiting access to certain actions based on authorization.
What you'll learn
- Authentication vs Authorization
- Cookies vs. Session Storage
- JSON Web Tokens (JWT)
- Securing Passwords
After starting out in fine art and moving into graphic design, Alena found her passion for programming over 15 years ago and has never looked back. Alena enjoys community and is excited to introduce people to the wonderful world of PHP and the Portland Tech Community.
When not at her computer, Alena enjoys exploring Portland with her friends and family, including her 3 young children. She also enjoys the Symphony, Cooking, Books, Yarn and Yoga.
Brian Retterer has been working with PHP since the release of PHP 5. He has contributed to a number of private projects and consulted on many others. Brian is now working as the PHP Developer Evangelist for Stormpath where his roles include creating integrations in other frameworks to allow the use of the SDK, and managing the development of the Stormpath PHP SDK.
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