OpenID for Rails 3 installation and implementation howto


Is there already an updated instructions to install and implement
OpenID for RoR application? All the ones I was able to find are
outdated and therefore pretty difficult to implement for a beginner
such as myself.

Thank you,


This is a great question - roll your own (which is a great learning exercise following along with trusted tutorials like:

Railscasts - Authentication from Scratch

Michael Hart’s Rails Tutorial:

OR - try out the various plugins and see which one you ‘connect’ with like OmniAuth, Devise, etc… (seems to be different for everyone)


with a tutorial here:


tutorial here:

A lot of early tutorials mention authlogic - which seems to be updated for Rails3 but I haven’t tested it…


Excellent! Thank you.