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Verifier v0.1.0

Verifier package lets you verify emails & phone numbers, with customization available at different components. There's a functional (if provided with valid configurations) sample app provided here.

How does it work?

Verifier generates secrets with an expiry, appropriate for emails & mobile phones. In case of emails, it generates a 256 character long random alpha-numeric string, and a 6 character long numeric string for mobile phones.

By default, it uses AWS SES for sending e-mails & AWS SNS for sending SMS/text messages.

How to customize?

You can customize the following components of verifier.

    
    // Customize the default templates
    // there should be 2 string placeholders for email body. First is the 'callback URL' and 2nd is the expiry
    verifier.DefaultEmailOTPPayload = ``
    // there should be 1 string placeholder for SMS body. It will be the secret itself
    verifier.DefaultSMSOTPPayload = ``
    // ==

    vsvc, err := verifier.NewCustom(&Config{}, nil,nil,nil)
	if err != nil {
		log.Println(err)
		return
    }
    
    // Service provider for sending emails
    err := v.CustomEmailHandler(email)
	if err != nil {
        log.Println(err)
		return
    }
    // ==

    // Service provider for sending messages to mobile
	err = v.CustomMobileHandler(mobile)
	if err != nil {
        log.Println(err)
		return err
    }
    // ==
    
    // Persistent store used by verifier for storing secrets and all the requests
	err = v.CustomStore(verStore)
	if err != nil {
        log.Println(err)
		return
    }
    // ==

    // Using custom email & text message body
    verreq, err := vsvc.NewRequest(verifier.CommTypeEmail, recipient)
    if err != nil {
        log.Println(err)
        return
    }

    // callbackURL can be used inside the custom email body
    callbackURL, err := verifier.EmailCallbackURL("https://example.com", verreq.Recipient, verreq.Secret)
    if err != nil {
        log.Println(err)
        return
    }

    err = vsvc.NewEmailWithReq(verreq, "subject", "body")
    if err != nil {
        log.Println(err)
        return
    }

    err = vsvc.NewMobileWithReq(verreq, fmt.Sprintf("%s is your OTP", verreq.Secret))
    if err != nil {
        log.Println(err)
        return
    }
    // ==

TODO

  1. Unit tests
  2. Setup a web service, which can be independently run, and consumed via APIs

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