March 13-15, 2019
Montreal, Canada

The proper way to use JWTs for API Authorization on the web

Using JSON Web Tokens (JWTs) for API Authorization can have awesome benefits over the more traditional session-ids approach: stateless verification/authorization, cross-domain and being client-side readable, but using JWTs on the web can be contentious. There is a lot of concern (and a lot of FUD spread) about using JWTs in web apps, specifically about storing the JWT in localstorage, but luckily there is a better way...

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Adam L Barrett

Bitovi

Adam L Barrett is a JavaScript and Front-End consultant at Bitovi, a contributor to open source, and avid bike-shedder. Adam believes, when writing conference bios, he should probably mention his two children, his love of movies and probably his hobbies, like hosting a board game podcast, to help the reader connect with him as a person, but ...well, that sounds sort of manipulative so Adam has chosen not to. Adam is above that.

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