Odyssey / Side Quest: Authentication & Authorization

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Side Quest: Authentication & Authorization


Course details

  • Sep 13, 2022
  • 4 lessons
  • 16m

Instructors

Michelle Mabuyo

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What you'll learn

  • Introduction

    4m

  • Authentication: Identifying users

    5m

  • Authorization: Checking permissions

    5m

  • Auth in Apollo Studio

    2m

Course description

We'll look at an example of how to implement authentication and authorization in a GraphQL server. We'll use the HTTP Authorization request header to log in users, and we'll use field-level authorization to control user permissions to parts of the schema.

Prerequisites

JavaScript, Odyssey Lift-off series (or comfortable with the basics of Apollo Server)

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