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Last active Sep 26, 2022
JWT Auth + Refresh Tokens in Rails

JWT Auth + Refresh Tokens in Rails

This is just some code I recently used in my development application in order to add token-based authentication for my api-only rails app. The api-client was to be consumed by a mobile application, so I needed an authentication solution that would keep the user logged in indefinetly and the only way to do this was either using refresh tokens or sliding sessions.

I also needed a way to both blacklist and whitelist tokens based on a unique identifier (jti)

Before trying it out DIY, I considered using:

shripadk / gist:552554
Created Aug 27, 2010
Setting up Heroku Hostname SSL with GoDaddy SSL Cert
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How to setup Heroku Hostname SSL with GoDaddy SSL Certificate and Zerigo DNS
Heroku recently added an exciting new 'Hostname SSL' option. This option offers the broad compatibility of IP-based SSL, but at 1/5 the price ($20 / month at the time of this writing).
The following tutorial explains how to use Heroku's new 'Hostname SSL' option on your Heroku project. Before we begin, let's list what we're using here:
* Heroku Hostname SSL
* GoDaddy Standard SSL Certificate
* Zerigo DNS
lg0 / markdown.xml
Created Apr 10, 2012
Markdown Syntax Highlighting for Sublime text 2
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mfo /
Last active Dec 11, 2015
Example of heroku-forward with SSL support for your development environment

create SSL certificates for thin / heroku-forward

# create an SSL folder for your environment.
mkdir -p ~/.ssl/development/
cd ~/.ssl/development/

# create private key / certificate for your app 
# /!\ remember to define the expected common name for you development hostname [if your using localhost, use localhost. If you are using a custom domain, use it]
openssl genrsa -out my_app_key.pem 1024