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What would you like to do?
github oauth in node using express

What?

Most basic example of authenticating with Github in node.

How?

Clone this gist, change keys inside config.js and then hit npm install && node app.js.

Done?

Now hit this URL: http://localhost:9292/auth/github

var express = require("express"),
app = express(),
config = require("./config.js")
port = 9292;
var githubOAuth = require('github-oauth')({
githubClient: config.GITHUB_KEY,
githubSecret: config.GITHUB_SECRET,
baseURL: 'http://localhost:' + port,
loginURI: '/auth/github',
callbackURI: '/auth/github/callback'
})
app.get("/auth/github", function(req, res){
console.log("started oauth");
return githubOAuth.login(req, res);
});
app.get("/auth/github/callback", function(req, res){
console.log("received callback");
return githubOAuth.callback(req, res);
});
githubOAuth.on('error', function(err) {
console.error('there was a login error', err)
})
githubOAuth.on('token', function(token, serverResponse) {
serverResponse.end(JSON.stringify(token))
})
var server = app.listen(port, function() {
console.log('Listening on port %d', server.address().port);
});
module.exports = {
'GITHUB_KEY': 'your-github-key-here',
'GITHUB_SECRET': 'your-github-secret-here'
}
{
"name": "example",
"dependencies": {
"express": "4.x.x",
"github-oauth": "0.x.x"
}
}
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