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Flask Users, Sessions, and Authentication

via Pluralsight


Managing user accounts inside of the web applications requires the use of sessions. This course will teach you how to implement authentication and authorization inside of the Flask web application.

Most of the modern applications have some kind of an authentication system. In this course, Flask, Users, Sessions, and Authentication you’ll learn to implement this system in Flask. First, you’ll explore how to use cookies and sessions to login and sign up new users to the site. Next, you’ll discover how to implement cookie based “remember me” functionality and create user roles. Finally, you’ll learn how to allow users to reset their passwords and require the account confirmation over an email. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of managing sessions and users in Flask needed to implement a fully featured authentication system.

  • Course Overview
  • Authenticating with Sessions
  • Authenticating with Cookies
  • Authorizing by User Roles
  • Managing User Accounts

Taught by

Mateo Prigl

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