JSON Web Token implementation in Python


Keywords
json, jwt, security, signing, token, web, python
License
MIT
Install
pip install PyJWT==2.0.1

Documentation

PyJWT

https://readthedocs.org/projects/pyjwt/badge/?version=stable

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

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Installing

Install with pip:

$ pip install PyJWT

Usage

>>> import jwt
>>> encoded = jwt.encode({"some": "payload"}, "secret", algorithm="HS256")
>>> print(encoded)
eyJ0eXAiOiJKV1QiLCJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJzb21lIjoicGF5bG9hZCJ9.Joh1R2dYzkRvDkqv3sygm5YyK8Gi4ShZqbhK2gxcs2U
>>> jwt.decode(encoded, "secret", algorithms=["HS256"])
{'some': 'payload'}

Documentation

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

Tests

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

$ tox