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Opauth - An introduction

Opauth - An introduction

For Singapore PHP User Group
May 22, 2012


U-Zyn Chua

May 22, 2012


  1. http://opauth.org An Introduction Opauth

  2. http://opauth.org was released today! Opauth

  3. http://opauth.org U-Zyn Chua gladlyCode.com The premier web development firm

  4. http://opauth.org Anyone done auth?

  5. http://opauth.org What is Opauth? Opauth is a multi-provider authentication framework

    for PHP
  6. http://opauth.org What is Opauth?

  7. http://opauth.org Why Opauth?

  8. http://opauth.org Before Opauth RTFM for or... Deal with each one

    of them
  9. http://opauth.org Before Opauth Use an auth library Decisions: 1. What

    PHP framework do I use? 2. Which auth library works with my framework? (tens of them for each frameworks!) 3. How is my data structured? DB? Cache? 4. What if I want to extend?
  10. http://opauth.org Opauth Basic It does what it does best, and

    strictly nothing more Makes no assumptions Mind your own data Standards
  11. http://opauth.org Standards? Response format common data between providers Flow control

    Error handling You know what to expect!
  12. http://opauth.org Standards! Authentication standards among PHP applications benefit developers providers

  13. http://opauth.org How Opauth works?

  14. http://opauth.org Data flow PHP application Authentication providers standard proprietary or

    multiple standards
  15. http://opauth.org Transport Opauth is simple yet flexible! Opauth works cross-domain!

    Ruby frameworks have Rack We have HTTP! Session, GET, POST
  16. http://opauth.org Security HTTP transports are not safe! Opauth has security

    built-in Response are signed with well-designed scheme Timeout
  17. http://opauth.org Strategy A set of instructions that talks to respective

    authentication providers and relays the message back to Opauth
  18. http://opauth.org Auth response https://github.com/uzyn/opauth/wiki/Auth-response Returned results of Opauth successful or

    otherwise (error)
  19. http://opauth.org Demo

  20. http://opauth.org Make a strategy 1. request() 2. do magic 3.

    prepare auth response 4. callback()
  21. http://opauth.org Make a strategy Opauth provides HTTP transport library Uses

    basic common PHP functions no cURL! to not introduce unnecessary dependencies Server-side GET Server-side POST Client-side GET Client-side POST Include your own library, if you need
  22. http://opauth.org Contribute Plugins for PHP frameworks we have CakePHP &

    Yii now Tests Your words trainings, tutorials, screencasts Strategies
  23. http://opauth.org Questions? @uzyn chua@uzyn.com #opauth on Freenode