In the age of micro services and applications that are build from many distributed components and need to take care for aspects like CSRF and CORS, session cookies are not practicable anymore. Tokens promise to be a silverbullet. JWT (JSON Web Token) aims to simplify the usage of authentication tokens in modern application landscapes. This talks shows if tokens can fulfill that promise and keep up the web applications taste even when cookies are missing.
The secret behind JWT
by Markus Schlichting at BaselOne 2018
Markus Schlichting is a co-founder of Karakun AG and lives in Siegburg, Germany. He is organizer of the Hackergarten in Basel and occasionally speaks at user groups and conferences and writes articles. Software Engineering, agile methodology and Open Source are concerns of his heart. When not sitting in front of a computer, he loves to spend time with his sons and his wife, taking photographs or to get some fresh air driving his motorbike.