Laravel 8 JWT API authentication example. In this tutorial, you will learn how to build the rest APIs with jwt (JSON web token) authentication in laravel 8.

As well as will show you how to install jwt auth and configure jwt auth in laravel 8 app.

First of all, you need to know the following things about API:

  • What is API?
  • what is the use of APIs in laravel?

What is API?

API is the acronym for Application Programming Interface, which is a software intermediary that allows two applications to talk to each other. Each time you use an app like Facebook, send an instant message or check the weather on your phone, you’re using an API.

What is the use of API in laravel?

APIs typically use tokens to authenticate users and do not maintain session state between requests. Laravel makes API authentication a breeze using Laravel jwt, which provides a full OAuth2 server implementation for your Laravel application development in a matter of minutes.

So, in this tutorial, you will learn step by step how to create rest API with laravel 8 jwt authentication. And as well as how to install and cofigure jwt auth in laravel 8 app.

  • Step 1: Download Laravel 8 App
  • Step 2: Database Configuration
  • Step 3: Install JWT Auth
  • Step 4: Registering Middleware
  • Step 5: Run Migration
  • Step 6: Create APIs Route
  • Step 7: Create JWT Auth Controller
  • Step 8: Now Test Laravel REST API in Postman

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Laravel 8 JWT Rest API Authentication Example Tutorial
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