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How To Build APIs with Rails Tutorial Series

Learn how to build APIs with Ruby on Rails for frontend Javascript frameworks, mobile apps, and for public consumption.

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Our First API
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We build a basic API and talk about the differences between a regular Rails controller and an API

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JSON Web Tokens (JWT) vs Rails Session Cookies
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Explore the differences and similarities between Json Web Tokens and Rails session cookies and why you'd want to use one over the other

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API Authentication with JSON Web Tokens (JWT) and Knock
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Authenticate your API using JSON Web Tokens (JWT) using the Knock gem

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JSON Web Token Authentication From Scratch
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Add JWT Authentication to your Rails API from scratch

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JSON Web Tokens with Devise & Warden
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Add a Warden strategy to Devise to support JWT authentication with your Rails app

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JSON:API Format and Active Model Serializers
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Learn how to format your API easily using Active Model Serializers and the JSON:API spec

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VueJS JWT Auth with Rails APIs and LocalStorage
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Build a basic VueJS frontend application that authenticates to the server using JWT, Rails API, and LocalStorage