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ActiveRecord Secure Tokens

ActiveRecord Secure Tokens: Ruby on Rails 5 New Features
ActiveRecord Secure Tokens: Ruby on Rails 5 New Features

ActiveRecord’s new secure tokens feature in Ruby on Rails 5 makes it easy to create unique, random tokens for use in application models. Secure tokens are commonly used for invitations, user registrations, resetting lost passwords, and other forms of token-based authentication. Kevin shows how to create a token database column and how adding has_secure_token to a model will automatically generate, and allow developers to regenerate, a 24-character random string using SecureRandom::base58 encoding.

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Skill Level Intermediate
1h 21m
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Developer Web Web Development Ruby on Rails

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