Alex Vanston

User Authentication with Angular.JS

Date: This event took place live on June 06 2014

Presented by: Alex Vanston

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

Cost: Free

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This webcast offers a case study on how to handle user authentication within Angular.JS. and will cover multiple aspects of the authentication flow, including:

  • Request/response interceptors to detect authentication failures at any point within the session
  • Local session storage on (certain) user data
  • Directive/Factory configuration

These steps will allow you to build a fully modular user authentication system, including logging in, limiting access for unauthorized users, and updating user profiles in a fast, efficient manner while still maintaining security and preventing unauthorized data from being accessed by any users.

About Alex Vanston

Alex Vanston is a self-taught developer specializing in full-stack web development. He currently works with multiple startups in Denver, Colorado, helping them transform ideas and prototypes into fully functional products. He loves experimenting with new technologies, including Go and Google App Engine for API development, as well as Angular.JS, Meteor, and other JavaScript frameworks for highly responsive frontend development. When he's not coding, he enjoys being outside and as active as possible (from snowboarding to football to hiking 14ers). He also blogs about tech and business (and occasionally life) at, and tweets on occasion from @mrvdot.