Simple authentication using Json Web Tokens in Asp.Net Web Api 2.2

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Token based authentication, using Json Web Tokens (Jwt) has gained popularity with web developers recently and it  is taking over as the future of authenticating clients over the internet. In this article we are going to explore how we can use JWTs’ in Asp.Net Web Api to implement token based authentication.  We are going to take a practical approach and not dwell on the inner details of token based authentication. There is a lot of material on the internet r to read more about it. So what are Json Web Tokens? Continue reading “Simple authentication using Json Web Tokens in Asp.Net Web Api 2.2”