Who Are Vue? Authn In Vue, The Important Parts

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In the ever-evolving landscape of modern single-page applications, VueJS stands out but also presents us with challenges. Among them, authentication is crucial: ensuring the user's identity and securing their journey within your application. Fear not; we're here to guide you through these exciting frontiers. In my session, I'll unravel the secrets of authentication in VueJS applications, making it a delightful learning journey for everyone while keeping the focus on the most critical parts. I'll provide an overview of an authentication flow, break down each step, and demystify the role of JWT tokens in the process. 


Whether you're a seasoned VueJS developer or just getting started, you're welcome. A dash of prior experience with user authentication certainly doesn't hurt, but it's optional. 


Target audience: Web Developers of all levels who want to learn about security topics and best practices.


Key learnings:

- Giving a small introduction to the most essential terms and concepts of Authentication;

- VueJS is used as an example, but the concepts will be agnostic.

Ramona Schwering
Ramona Schwering
23 min
25 Apr, 2024

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Authentication is the process of proving the true identity of a user or process and can be implemented using something we know, have, or are. The Talk covers the basics of authentication and authorization, and demonstrates how to build a simple authentication demo in Vue using Vue Router and Axios. The project setup includes a Vue 3 project with a mocked backend using an express server. The login process involves posting user credentials to the backend and navigating to the dashboard if the login is successful.

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