Let me set the stage for this post first. Peergroups.be, the sharing economy website I develop for the non-profit WijDelen, is based on ASP.NET MVC. So I have a bunch of Controller classes with methods that end with return View(model);. Our first goal was to have a web application running as quickly as possible. Now that we have a stable system with active users, we’re looking into writing a mobile app. The mobile app can have the same pages/screens as

I recently had to generate a JSON Web Token (JWT) as a response from an login request to an api. The idea is to POST the user’s credentials from a mobile app, and to respond with a JWT. The mobile app can then verify that the user has logged in correctly. A quick introduction to JWT But let’s step out for a moment. What is a JWT exactly? According to jwt.io, a JSON Web Token is an open, industry standard