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http://localhost:3000) - used to determine whether a browserID assertion is for the correct domain, and to determine the callback url for github
GITHUB_CLIENT_ID(default: a client id for testing)
GITHUB_CLIENT_SECRET(default: a client secret for testing)
adfkasjast) - a secret used to secure session cookies
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