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Re: [ruby-81] Supporting OpenID

From: user 3.
Sent on: Wednesday, November 14, 2007 11:51 AM
and if you want openid enabled restful authentication, there's a
plugin for that too!  It's just restful authentication with an openid
alternative login.

On Nov 13,[masked]:11 PM, Raphael Karunditu <[address removed]> wrote:
> Loqi,
>
> The restful_authenticati­on plugin is probably the best way to go in
> terms of plugins for authentication. RESTful web services are going to
> be the defacto way to create controllers, actions and routes for Rails
> 2.0 and is introduced and encouraged in Rails 1.2. So the
> restful_authenticati­on plugin is compatible with the future direction of
> Rails. I really recommend the peepcode tuturials for RESTful Rails (and
> just Rails in general) for more education on RESTful Rails.
>
> You can also learn how to install the restful_authenticati­on plugin
> (free) from this screencast at railscasts.com
>
> http://www.railsc...­
>
> I have not personally used openid but Ryan Bate's screencasts again at
> railscasts.com have this link to show you how to install the
> open_id_authenticati­on plugin on top of the restful_authenticati­on plugin
>
> http://www.railsc...­
>
> Ryan has some really cool screencasts on other plugins and neat tips and
> tricks for RoR.
>
> Hope this is helpful.
>
> Raphael
>
>
>
> Loqi wrote:
> > Thanks for the advice about starting off simple, David. And for the
> > heads-up on Goldberg, I'll eventually get to that one.
> >
> > For now, I've decided to jump into OpenID with both feet - Thanks Jon,
> > Ed, and Sam. The time pressure's not too heavy to learn about it for a
> > while before proceeding. I set up two separate OpenID accounts for
> > myself as a web serf, with Verisign and with MyOpenID, and used them a
> > little bit to cruise around various sites. It's kinda liberating as a
> > user. Here's a 6 minute video tour from the user's perspective:
> > http://simonwilli...­
> >
> > I think I have a basic understanding of what's going on over the
> > network during authentication (7 minute video):
> > http://video.goog...­
> > (Remember, "consumer" means your Rails app, not the user or browser.)
> >
> > Now I'm trying to figure out the best way to support OpenID in my
> > application. I'm a little confused about some of the generators and
> > plugins floating around out there. Does anyone have experience with
> > any of these?
> >
> > * acts_as_authenticate­d Rails generator from Technoweenie
> >     http://technoween...­
> >
> > * restful_authenticati­on Rails generator from Technoweenie
> >     http://technoween...­
> >
> > * Restful OpenID Authentication plugin from EastMedia Group
> >     http://identity.e...­
> >
> >
> > * The Rails core team's OpenID plugin
> >     http://agilewebde...­
> >
> > I think "plugin" means about the same thing as "generator" in this
> > context, but I'm not 100% sure. acts_as_authenticate­d gave me a
> > message during installation saying it's been deprecated in favor of
> > restful_authenticati­on , but I can't seem to find anything on the web
> > indicating that acts_as_authenticate­d is passing out of use. And
> > what's the relationship between EastMedia's and Technoweenie's Restful
> > thingies? EastMedia's page makes reference to restful_authenticati­on
> > in its description, but I'm not sure it's the same
> > restful_authenticati­on. Anyone know about any of this stuff?
> >
> > I intend to learn at least a little about each of these. As of now,
> > I'm leaning toward the Rails core team's offering, and plan to ride
> > out the near-term turbulence in favor of a smoother long-term ride.
> > But if someone happens to know how to point the way from here, it
> > might save me a passel of research.
> >
> > Loqi
> >
> >
> >
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