Stateless authorization and delegation with Macaroons

A presentation at NewCrafts in in Paris, France by Julien Tanguy

Session cookies, Oauth, OpenID, Json Web Tokens, SESSION_ID in query params: we have many ways to perform authentication and authorization. Authentication, albeit complex, is often regarded as known.

In this session, we’ll explore the authorization side of things, and how a simple Macaroon can do without having to implement the dreaded OAuth.