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A lightweight wrapper providing Google OAuth2 integration, sessions, XSRF validators, and user management for App Engine apps.

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# airlock

Airlock is a lightweight, web-security-concious wrapper for webapp2 on Google App Engine. It provides oauth2 integration for identity management with Google Accounts, sessions, and user management.

## Comparison

Airlock is a drop-in replacement for several webapp2 and protorpc objects. Specifically, it wraps remote.Service, webapp2.WSGIApplication, and webapp2.RequestHandler to provide authentication and session features via oauth2 and the oauth2client library.

original | airlock variant |
——– | ————— |
protorpc.remote.Service | airlock.Service |
webapp2.RequestHandler | airlock.Handler |
webapp2.WSGIApplication | airlock.WSGIApplication |

## User features

  • Oauth2 integration with Google Accounts (sign in and sign out).
  • Anonymous user/session support.

## Security features

  • A standard configuration format for specifying the security characteristics of an application.
  • Provides a framework for setting the following headers: * Content security policy. * HSTS policy. * XSRF.

## Usage

1. Download client secrets. 1. In appengine config, use airlock.set_config 1. Use airlock’s subclasses. 1. Set up a User model.

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