JWT, JWK, and JWKS Oh My

Authentication and authorization with JSON technologies can be a confusing mess of acronyms, so this post is an attempt to sort these out. This post including the title, is very similar to Red Thunder: JWTs? JWKs? ‘kid’s? ‘x5t’s? Oh my!....

Rails API Authentication with JWT

Authentication is a bit tricky with HTTP as it is a stateless protocol. This means that the client plays a role in identifying the user, working with the server.