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paseto

PASETO: Platform-Agnostic SEcurity TOkens for Node.js with no dependencies.

Implemented Protocol Versions

v1 v2 v3 v4
local
public

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Documentation

Usage

Installing paseto

npm install paseto

Usage

const paseto = require('paseto')

// Generic (all versions) APIs
const { decode } = paseto

// PASETO Protocol Version v1 specific API
const { V1 } = paseto // { sign, verify, encrypt, decrypt, generateKey }

// PASETO Protocol Version v2 specific API
const { V2 } = paseto // { sign, verify, generateKey }

// PASETO Protocol Version v3 specific API
const { V3 } = paseto // { sign, verify, encrypt, decrypt, generateKey }

// PASETO Protocol Version v4 specific API
const { V4 } = paseto // { sign, verify, generateKey }

// errors utilized by paseto
const { errors } = paseto

Producing tokens

const { V4: { sign } } = paseto

(async () => {
  {
    const token = await sign({ sub: 'johndoe' }, privateKey)
    // v4.public.eyJzdWIiOiJqb2huZG9lIiwiaWF0IjoiMjAyMS0wOC0wM1QwNTozOTozNy42NzNaIn3AW3ri7P5HpdakJmZvhqssz7Wtzi2Rb3JafwKplLoCWuMkITYOo5KNNR5NMaeAR6ePZ3xWUcbO0R11YLb02awO
  }
})()

Consuming tokens

const { V4: { verify } } = paseto

(async () => {
  {
    const payload = await verify(token, publicKey)
    // { sub: 'johndoe', iat: '2019-07-01T15:22:47.982Z' }
  }
})()

FAQ

Supported Library Versions

Version Security Fixes 🔑 Other Bug Fixes 🐞 New Features Node.js version supported
3.x.x >= 16.0.0
2.x.x until 2022-04-30 ^12.19.0 || >=14.15.0
1.x.x >= 12.0.0

Semver?

Yes. Everything that's either exported in the TypeScript definitions file or documented is subject to Semantic Versioning 2.0.0. The rest is to be considered private API and is subject to change between any versions.

How do I use it outside of Node.js

It is only built for Node.js environment versions >=16.0.0