In this episode we are going to implement JWT authentication for an endpoint in our JSON REST APIs which we have seen in our previous episode. Go (Golang) JWT Authentication Tutorial.
Go (Golang) JWT Authentication Tutorial
In this episode we are going to implement JWT authentication for an endpoint in our JSON REST APIs which we have seen in our previous episode 👉 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8S30eoBSojU
We are going to:
JWT is a fantastic standard that allows us to verify users (or anything for that matter) in a stateless way. Once the user has been firstly identifier and issued a token, any further request coming from the user carrying the JWT token will be verified without having to check the database or any other authentication system, we can just verify the authenticity of the token to verify the user.
JWT (JSON Web Token) Wiki - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JSON_Web_Token Official JWT Spec (lots of details here) - https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7519 JWT Algorithms Overview by Auth0 - https://auth0.com/blog/json-web-token-signing-algorithms-overview/
JSON Web Token (JWT) technology is a encoded string or token that contain the unlimited information, URL safe and used for API authentication. It is a cryptographic signed. The biggest advantage of JWT authentication is no middleman can attack and modify the token once it is sent.
In this tutorial, I will demonstrate the creation, use, and invalidation of a JWT with a simple RESTful API using Golang and the Vonage Messages API. In this tutorial, you'll see How to Use JWT for Authentication in a Golang Application
In this video, we'll go through the implementation of securing Go API with JWT authentication and authorization. JWT token based authentication/authorization in Golang (REST API's)
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JWT Authorization in GRAPHQL API using Golang. We need a way to create and validate JWT data. Even though this is a GraphQL API, we’re still going to have a RESTful endpoint for signing users in and returning a JWT.