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Let’s create a hypothetical situation. Say you have important login information for a site you’re building. If we wanted to implement a system where your site would automatically log the user in when they visit, the approach of making the user click the button to login every time will not work.

This is where cookies come into the picture. HTTP Cookies, in simple terms, are a way to store data, which then can be sent to a server. An example in a video by Tom Scott, a cookie can be used for a dark/light mode preference. Your browser would set…


Thank you Firebase!

So I had to do some authentication with GitHub the other day for a mini-project I was making. The main idea was that I would use GitHub’s authentication service with OAuth to use with a web app for a login system.

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