middleware making it easy to use github as authentication
require('login-with-github')(options) which returns a middleware handler
suitable to use with express/connect or middler.
The handler takes the parameters
req, res, next and:
errif the login attempt errored
nextwith no arguments
req.github_access_tokenis available if the login succeeded, and also
options.login_path, for example)
client_id(String, required) - client ID of your github app
client_secret(String, required) - client secret of your github app
scope(String) - comma-separated scopes to include in the authorization
login_path(String) - a specific path such as
/login/githubto trigger OAuth redirect on. By default, path is not checked.
true) - Fetch the logged-in github user and expose it on
https://github.com/login/oauth/authorize) - github endpoint for authorization
https://github.com/login/oauth/access_token) - github endpoint for access token
https://api.github.com/user) - github endpoint to fetch current user
Without using a framework:
var loginHandler =client_id: 'your-client-id'client_secret: 'your-client-secret'login_path: '/login/github';var server =sess =server;server;
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