ldapjs: LDAP on node.js

Mark Cavage

@SeattleJS October 13, 2011

Who am I?


What's LDAP?

X.500: a demon of the ancient world.

Ok seriously, What's LDAP?

Here's a sample entry, in LDIF (the human-viewable mode for LDAP)

Put records like that in a tree, and that's LDAP

Image courtesy of zytrax.com.

LDAP has a rich search filter syntax

Tell me some more. Who uses it and why?

But you have to use an LDAP server...

So why do this in Node.js?

Simple Search Server

Demo: ldapjs over GitHub API

If you're reading these outside of the talk, the code is on github.

Should you choose to cowboy up...