In this series of liveProjects, you’re a software developer at a startup called SimplySpend, which helps companies track employee spending. You are entrusted with building procurement applications by creating REST APIs for web and mobile apps. As the apps contain sensitive financial information, you need to add JWT (JSON Web Token)-based authentication and authorization. You’ll use a JWT mechanism to ensure an API is secure against different types of attacks, while still remaining accessible for clients. Each project in this series covers a different part of token authentication, so you can learn the skills that are most relevant to you.
This liveProject is for developers who know the basics of REST API development, and who want to add JWT authentication to their toolbox. To begin this liveProject, you will need to be familiar with the following:
In this liveProject, you’ll learn reliable techniques for securing any REST API with JWT.