February 18-20, 2015
Montreal, Canada

Death to Cookies, Long Live JSON Web Tokens

Cookies have been around for decades and have served us well. Nobody questions their usefulness. However, modern apps demand a better approach. This session is all about the natural successor to cookies: using a token-based design. Tokens help build apps that are assembled on multiple stacks, that use your own and 3rd party APIs. They help easily “flow” user identity across all layers and security contexts , regardless of how they authenticated.

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Martin Gontovnikas


Martin Gontovnikas has been a tech nerd since he was 12 years old. Now, he's a web developer, trainer, speaker and writer. He currently works as a Developer Advocate at Auth0.

He's a big advocate and contributor for Open Source sofware. He has built Restangular, angularytics, factory_pal, angular-jwt and many more!

He (not so) frequently blogs at http://gon.to/blog/ and has spoken at Devoxx, ngEurope and dotJS among others.

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