Introduction to JSON Web Tokens (JWT)

Ariel Weinberger
A free video tutorial from Ariel Weinberger
Engineering Manager, Mentor
4.7 instructor rating • 2 courses • 94,767 students

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Introduction to JSON Web Tokens (JWT)

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NestJS Zero to Hero - Modern TypeScript Back-end Development

Develop and deploy enterprise back-end applications following best practices using Node.js and TypeScript

08:20:25 of on-demand video • Updated May 2020

  • Becoming familiar with the NestJS framework and its components
  • Designing and developing REST APIs performing CRUD operations
  • Authentication and Authorization for back-end applications
  • Using TypeORM for database interaction
  • Security best practices, password hashing and storing sensitive information
  • Persisting data using a database
  • Deploying back-end applications at a production-ready state to Amazon Web Services
  • Writing clean, maintainable code in-line with industry standards
  • Utilising the NestJS Command Line Interface (CLI)
  • Using Postman for testing back-end services
  • Using pgAdmin as an interface tool to manage PostgreSQL databases
  • Implement efficient logging in a back-end application
  • Environment-based configuration management and environment variables
  • Implementing data validation and using Pipes
  • Guarding endpoints for authorized users using Guards
  • Modelling entities for the persistence layer
  • TypeScript best practices
  • Handling asynchronous operations using async-await
  • Using Data Transfer Objects (DTO)
  • Hands-on experience with JSON Web Tokens (JWT)
  • Unit testing NestJS applications
  • Using GraphQL with NestJS
  • Database persistence with MongoDB
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