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JSON web token authentication with Flask and Angularjs

JSON  web tokens  (JWT)  are a mechanism in which a  token is used instead of a username/password to authenticate  API users.  Token's are  more secure because they can contain a scope ( Access Level) and an Expiry. Thus in case of a compromise the attacker has very limited access to your data. They can also be encrypted and stored on  the client side.

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