Generate and validate simple time-based access token
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Latest commit 7566d0f Sep 7, 2015 @dsparling dsparling updated README

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access_token

DESCRIPTION:

Generate and validate simple time-based access token

FEATURES/PROBLEMS:

TODO: Multiple time formats 1/100th seconds Use ARGV for bin script for username and password

SYNOPSIS:

#!/usr/bin/env ruby
require 'rubygems'
require 'access_token'

username = 'doug'
password = 'secret'

t = AccessToken::Token.new(username, password)
puts t.token

# token should be valid 
puts t.validate(t.token, username, password)? 'valid' : 'not valid'
# token should be valid for 5 seconds 
puts t.validate(t.token, username, password, 5)? 'valid' : 'not valid'
# wait 3 seconds
sleep 3
# token should be invalid if it's only valid for 2 seconds
puts t.validate(t.token, username, password, 2)? 'valid' : 'not valid'

Version history and stuff

  • 0.0.1: initial release. (2008).
  • 0.0.7: changed to digest instead of hexdigest, added sha1 as default (md5 as option).
  • 0.1.0: refactored.
  • 0.1.1: updated documentation,
  • 0.9.0: updated to use gemspec/expect syntax/cleanup of some cruft.
  • 1.0.1: updated to use rspec 3, added specs

LICENSE:

(The MIT License)

Copyright (c) 2008-2015 Doug Sparling

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the 'Software'), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED 'AS IS', WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.