REST API authentication example in Dropwizard
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An exercise in implementing authentication for a Dropwizard REST API

DISCLAIMER: I'm not a security expert, and this code is not reviewed by a security expert. For production, you should use a hardened library like Spring-Security.

Full blog post explaining rationale.

How to start the dropwizard-api-auth-example application

  1. Run mvn clean install to build your application
  2. Start application with java -jar target/dropwizard-api-auth-example-0.1-SNAPSHOT.jar server config.yml
  3. To check that your application is running enter url http://localhost:8080