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python-jose

A JOSE implementation in Python

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The JavaScript Object Signing and Encryption (JOSE) technologies - JSON Web Signature (JWS), JSON Web Encryption (JWE), JSON Web Key (JWK), and JSON Web Algorithms (JWA) - collectively can be used to encrypt and/or sign content using a variety of algorithms. While the full set of permutations is extremely large, and might be daunting to some, it is expected that most applications will only use a small set of algorithms to meet their needs.

Contents

.. toctree::
   :maxdepth: 2

   jws/index
   jwt/index
   jwk/index


APIs

.. toctree::
   :maxdepth: 2

   jws/api
   jwt/api
   jwk/api


Principles

This is a JOSE implementation that is fully compatible with Google App Engine which requires the use of the PyCrypto library.

Thanks

This library was originally based heavily on the work of the guys over at PyJWT.