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Tag: jwt

Using JSON Web Tokens with Clojure

Published: 6/23/2016

Authentication is easy. Good authentication is difficult. We’re at a point in the world where our users expect to be able to sign up for your service or app, and receive a more personalized experience. If you can’t validate who the user is, you can’t achieve this. In the past, people have leveraged sessions, cookies, sending the user’s email and password on each request ( please don’t ever do this ), and many other techniques to validate that a user is who they say they are. A lot of these…