Authentication basics on the web

Posted 7/28/2021

The first post in a series that guides new web developers through authenticating users. We'll get into issues with localstorage, and then look to three different ways you can safely/securely authenticate.

First, I want to show you this picture of an evil package. An illustration depicting a malicious NPM package Fantastic!


I'm Austin Zentz. I live in Washington, DC. I build and customize tools that help school systems make smart decisions. When I can, I work with Javascript, and I sometimes write about what I find.

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