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Meteor: Full-Stack Web Application Development by Marcelo Reyna, Isaac Strack, Fabian Vogelsteller

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Chapter 7. Users and Permissions

Having worked through the previous chapters, we should have a working blog by now. We can click on all links and posts, and even lazy load more posts.

In this chapter, we will add our backend login and create the admin user. We will also create the template to edit posts and make an edit button visible to the admin user so that they can edit and add new content.

In this chapter, we will learn the following concepts:

  • Meteor's accounts package
  • Creating users and a log in
  • How to restrict certain routes to only logged-in users

    Note

    You can delete all the session examples from the previous chapter, as we won't need them to progress with our app. Delete the session's code from my-meteor-blog/main.js, my-meteor-blog/client/templates/home.js ...

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