With the authentication now fully implemented, Scott spends a few minutes testing the API with one of the seeded users in the database. He also answers a few questions about writing a custom authentication layer versus using other third-party libraries.
(asian music)…- [Scott] So let's check to see if that works.…So first we'll do is,…is let's just go get a user from seed.…We'll use this person,…we'll grab their username,…all the passwords are tests.…So I come over, I say http,…and then POST to signup,…localhost:3000/auth, right?…/auth because if you go to server.js,…/auth, right there, /auth,…and then if we go to that,…/signin.…
So /auth /signin.…/auth/signin, right, and then what we want to do…is post a username…equals that, and then password…equals test.…There we go, and we get a token back.…
See how that works?…If we look at the logs on the server,…we got a successful 200.…So yeah, that worked, everything worked, you're good.…Alright, now if I change it,…if I was like oh okay, let me try to sign in again…but I'm going to put the wrong password in.…So I what I expect to see,…I've got so many things open,…what I expect to see with the wrong password is this.…I should see wrong password.…That's what I should see.…Because what would happen…is the verify token would work,…
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