Category: passport

Local Authentication Using Passport in Node.js

In Passport Authentication for Node.js Applications, we talked about authentication using Passport as it relates to social login (Google, Facebook, GitHub, etc.). In this article, we’ll see how we can use Passport for local authentication with a MongoDB back end. All of the code from this article is available for dow...

User Authentication with the MEAN Stack

In this article, we’re going to look at managing user authentication in the MEAN stack. We’ll use the most common MEAN architecture of having an Angular single-page app using a REST API built with Node, Express and MongoDB. When thinking about user authentication, we need to tackle the following things: let a user...