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Go-Guardian is a golang library that provides a simple, clean, and idiomatic way to create powerful modern API and web authentication.
Go-Guardian sole purpose is to authenticate requests, which it does through an extensible set of authentication methods known as strategies.
Go-Guardian does not mount routes or assume any particular database schema, which maximizes flexibility and allows decisions to be made by the developer.
The API is simple: you provide go-guardian a request to authenticate, and go-guardian invoke strategies to authenticate end-user request.
Strategies provide callbacks for controlling what occurs when authentication
should succeeds or fails.
Using go-guardian is easy. First, use go get to install the latest version of the library.
go get github.com/shaj13/go-guardian/v2
Next, include go-guardian in your application:
When building a modern application, you don't want to implement authentication module from scratch; you want to focus on building awesome software. go-guardian is here to help with that.
Here are a few bullet point reasons you might like to try it out:
- provides simple, clean, and idiomatic API.
- provides top trends and traditional authentication methods.
- provides two-factor authentication and one-time password as defined in RFC-4226 and RFC-6238
- provides a mechanism to customize strategies, even enables writing a custom strategy
Examples are available on GoDoc or [Examples Folder](./_examples).
API docs are available on GoDoc.
- Fork it
- Download your fork to your PC (
git clone https://github.com/your_username/go-guardian && cd go-guardian)
- Create your feature branch (
git checkout -b my-new-feature)
- Make changes and add them (
git add .)
- Commit your changes (
git commit -m 'Add some feature')
- Push to the branch (
git push origin my-new-feature)
- Create new pull request
Go-Guardian is released under the MIT license. See LICENSE
*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the go-guardian README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.