JWT Handbook

JWT Handbook

Written by Sebastián Peyrott
EBOOK VERSION 0.13.0
JWT Handbook

Ever wondered how JWT came to be and what problems it was designed to tackle? Are you curious about the plethora of algorithms available for signing and encrypting JWTs? Or are you interested in getting up-to-speed with JWTs as soon as possible? Then this handbook is for you.

What’s new in this version?

  • Elliptic-Curve crypto introduction.
  • Elliptic-Curve Digital Signature Algorithm description.
  • Clean-room sample implementation of ES256 (ECDSA with P-256 and SHA-256).
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About the Author

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With a keen interest in native development, Sebastian has worked for 10 years as a software developer. He's gone through mobile game development, Win32 programming, iOS development and even traffic control systems. Nowadays he enjoys learning and writing about the newest technologies at Auth0.

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