USER AUTHENTICATION USING PASSPORT-JWT STRATEGY IN NODEJS.

This article is written to help developers write applications with user authentication using node and two of its packages. We will discuss the usage of “Passport” and “bcrypt” packages as middleware for programming user authentication using Node.js. The authentication middleware which we’ll examine is the Passport package since it works well in Node.js “Express” package based applications, allowing users to log in with username and password. The usage of passport for username and password verification with a self-generated JSON Web Token(JWT). Passport can generate, extract, and validate these web tokens with an expiration…

Lydia Tosin

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