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An Alternative to the Facebook Registration Tool


With the of the Facebook registration tool, there’s no doubt that you, the intrepid Rails developer, will be looking into it as a possible means of new user signup, either by choice or by client request. My preference has always been to limit an app’s dependence on Facebook as much as possible. I guess it’s a holdover from my hardcore OSS zealot days, or something — though I never had a hacker beard, I can’t help feeling there’s something inherently evil about Facebook (apart from their love affair with PHP ;)). Anyway, I recently implemented something very much like this feature using Devise and OmniAuth, so I thought I’d share.
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Dec 21, 2010