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Episode 99: OAuth 2 and Authentication Choices for Your Python Project

The Real Python Podcast

Feb 25, 2022 58m

Have you thought about what authentication system you want to use for your Python project? Should you use an existing Python library or a third-party service? This week on the show, Dan Moore is here to talk about authentication systems and OAuth 2.

Dan is the head of developer relations at FusionAuth. He shares advice about setting up an authentication system, setting up device grants, using social login, and addressing privacy issues. Dan also provides multiple resources to learn much more about the topic.

Topics:

  • 00:00:00 – Introduction
  • 00:01:58 – What is FusionAuth?
  • 00:03:13 – What is the single-responsibility principle?
  • 00:04:14 – Thinking about setting up an authentication system
  • 00:08:42 – Background on OAuth
  • 00:13:26 – Device grants
  • 00:19:23 – Using another provider’s login and addressing privacy issues
  • 00:28:39 – Video Course Spotlight
  • 00:29:53 – Resources to learn more about privacy and identity
  • 00:32:39 – Setting up an OAuth system
  • 00:35:59 – DIY authentication pitfalls and hashing passwords
  • 00:42:57 – Staying on top of updates and social engineering
  • 00:51:29 – Resources for learning more about OAuth
  • 00:54:30 – What are you excited about in the world of Python?
  • 00:55:42 – What do you want to learn next?
  • 00:56:49 – Final words and social connections
  • 00:57:47 – Thanks and goodbye

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