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Add Security and JWT Tokenization to Your PHP REST API, Part 6 - #33


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Published: September 21, 2020


Estimated Reading Time
2 minutes
Video Duration
42:47 minutes

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Since we have built our custom PHP REST API, one thing has been missing...security. In this video, we learn how to add JWT tokenization to our RESTful API.

We use Firebase JWT to create and retrieve a simple token that can be used to validate users, external websites, and make your API more secure. We also turn on tokenization in our Swagger UI and allow users to generate a token that can be used to authorize our other routes using a GUI.

0:00 Intro

02:51 Create auth route in API

04:58 Create auth function for route

05:28 Integrate Firebase JWT

08:10 Integrate JWT encode

15:47 Added auth route to Swagger

16:34 Added Tokenization form to Swagger UI

22:50 Added JWT to existing functions

41:26 Upcoming: Using AJAX to set token from Frontend

Applications Used

Visual Studio Code v1.43: https://code.visualstudio.com/

WAMP v3.2.0: http://www.wampserver.com/en/

Swagger UI: https://swagger.io/tools/swagger-ui/

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