JSON Web Token implementation in Python
Python
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PyJWT

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A Python implementation of RFC 7519. Original implementation was written by @progrium.

Installing

$ pip install PyJWT

Usage

>>> import jwt
>>> encoded = jwt.encode({'some': 'payload'}, 'secret', algorithm='HS256')
'eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiIsInR5cCI6IkpXVCJ9.eyJzb21lIjoicGF5bG9hZCJ9.4twFt5NiznN84AWoo1d7KO1T_yoc0Z6XOpOVswacPZg'

>>> jwt.decode(encoded, 'secret', algorithms=['HS256'])
{'some': 'payload'}

Documentation

View the full docs online at https://pyjwt.readthedocs.io/en/latest/

Tests

You can run tests from the project root after cloning with:

$ python setup.py test