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REST tutorial : security with JWT token

Greetings! This is the last part of our security tutorial. Complete source code $ git clone $ cd todoapp $ git checkout security follow the complete tutorial JWT JSON Web Token is an open standard that defines a compact and self-contained way for securely sharing data between parties using a JSON object. Compact - smaller size Self-contained - payload contains all the required information Typically contains, Header - consists of the type of the token, hashing algorithm being used Payload - contains the claims. Signature A token fields are separated by dots like this, xxx.yyy.zzz Since we already have added token support in our previes tutorial, we only have to modify it to a JWT token. Sample Header {   "alg": "HS512" } Sample Payload {   "sub": "manjula",   "userId": "1",   "role": "ADMIN",   "