avatar Bite 345. FastAPI Authentication with JWT (JSON Web Tokens)

Up to this point anyone can modify food entries in the food log API, for any user!

That is not desired and in this Bite we will have you lock down the API.

You'll work through the OAuth2 with Password (and hashing), Bearer with JWT tokens guide adding all the pieces to effectively make the API secure using using JWT tokens and secure password hashing. You'll use FastAPI's elegant Depends() to lock down the endpoints that were copied over from a previous Bite.

Good luck!

This Bite concludes the FastAPI learning path. Stay tuned for an SQLModel learning path where we build a similar API but using an ORM / database for persistence.

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