Prefetching breaks “magic link” password-less login systems unless you take precautions

I’m a big fan of magic link authentication. It’s that UX pattern in which in order to login to a web application you simply plug your email into a form, and the server mails you a one-time use URL that you click to login. It is similar in function to them getting an email with a one-time-use code in it, returning to your app, and entering the…

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CEO of RCRDSHP, Published Author, and Software Engineer. Digital Nomad. Chief Consultant at MagmaLabs. Electronic Music Producer/DJ. Dad. LatinX (he/him)

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