Authentication with Devise and cancancan in Rails
This is the code for a tutorial on how to set up authentication (verifying who you are) and authorization (what you are permitted to do) using Ruby 2.7, Rails 6.0.3 and two popular Ruby gems: Devise and cancancan.
The tutorial can be found here: http://hibbard.eu/authentication-with-devise-and-cancancan-in-rails
- Clone repo:
git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:jameshibbard/authentication-with-devise-and-cancancan.git
- Change into directory:
- Install gems:
- Create database:
- Create tables:
- Seed database:
- Start the server:
- Visit http://localhost:3000/ and log in with any of the users defined in the seeds file.
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