JWT

Authorization using JWT

Reading Time: 3 minutes In this blog, we will discuss how to implement Akka HTTP authorization using JWT. So first let’s see what is JWT. What is JWT JSON Web Token (JWT) defines a compact and self-contained way for securely transmitting information between parties as a JSON object. The token is mainly composed of header, payload, signature. These three parts are separated by dots(.). The header contains a hashing Continue Reading

Authentication and Authorization in Microservices

Reading Time: 3 minutes Microservices Architecture has been gaining a lot of ground as the preferred architecture for implementing solutions as it provides benefits like scalability, logical and physical separation, small teams managing a part of the functionality, flexibility in technology etc. But these benefits come at a cost of simplicity since microservices are distributed the complexity of managing them increases. One of the key challenges is how to Continue Reading

What is JWT (JSON Web Token)?

Reading Time: 2 minutes In this blog, we will learn about  JWT, its basic structure, advantages and how can we generate and validate JWT in java. So, Authentication is the process of verifying the identity of a user, and JWT is a safe way for transferring information between multiple parties in the JSON format. So for example, If you want to login to any application say XYZ that allows Continue Reading