Scott shares a brief code snippet demonstrating how to work with JWT. A token is generated by hashing some identifying user data with a secret key. During subsequent requests, the server will use the same secret to verify that the request’s token is valid.
In this case, the secret is just this string that I made.…shhhh, it's a secret.…Alright, and what that's going to do…is it's going to spit out a token.…It's like, Cool, here you go, here's a token.…Alright, it's just a hash…using, I think it's like a SHA-256, what is it?…Oh yeah, we're using a SHA-256…and it's just going to spit back that token,…which is like some long, crazy string right?…So, the bigger the payload, the bigger the string.…
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