Angular U

Speaker details

Martin Gontovnikas

Martin Gontovnikas

Developer Advocate at Auth0. JS Lover. Creator of Restangular, angular-jwt and other OSS projects.

Martin Gontovnikas (a.k.a. Gonto) 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 software. He has built Restangular, angularytics, factory_pal, angular-jwt and many more! He (not so) frequently blogs at and has spoken at JSConf, ngConf and dotJS among others.


  • Make Your Angular App a Maximum Security Prison

    Thursday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Ballroom B

    This is a one day workshop in which participants will get hands on experience on how to add authentication to an Angular 1 and Angular 2 apps and the different options. Topics include:

    Theory Around Authentication
    • How has Authentication evolved since 1990s to now
    • Cookie Authentication
    • Token authentication
    Hands On Exercises
    • Creating our Login / Signup API endpoint in NodeJS
    • Creating our Login / Signup views on AngularJS and calling the API
    • Getting and displaying user information
    • Restriccing access to routes on the API
    • Restricting access to routes on the Angular app
    • Logging the user out
    • Implementing OAuth with Social Providers
    Angular 2 Sneak Peak

    Sneak peak of how to implement Login, Signup and Access Restrictions with Angular 2 Developer Preview

    Afterwards, participants will have a complete Angular 1 and 2 with Authentication implemented and have full confidence on how to approach it from start to finish.

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  • A Token Walks into a SPA…

    Tuesday 3:30 PM to 4:25 PM Ballroom EFG_

    Everybody has been creating Single Page Apps lately. They look neat and fast. Handling authentication in an SPA can be tricky though: Cookies, Tokens, keeping the user authenticated and handling rights to access URLs and resources are some of the things we need to take care of. In this talk, we’ll learn how to add authentication to an AngularJS app with a live coding session in which we’ll go from a regular SPA to a fully secured one .

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