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JSON Web Token implementation in Python

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# PyJWT

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A Python implementation of [RFC 7519][jwt-spec].
Original implementation was written by [@progrium][progrium].

## Installing

```
$ pip install PyJWT
```

## Usage

```python
>>> import jwt
>>> encoded = jwt.encode({'some': 'payload'}, 'secret', algorithm='HS256')
'eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiIsInR5cCI6IkpXVCJ9.eyJzb21lIjoicGF5bG9hZCJ9.4twFt5NiznN84AWoo1d7KO1T_yoc0Z6XOpOVswacPZg'

>>> jwt.decode(encoded, 'secret', algorithms=['HS256'])
{'some': 'payload'}
```

## Tests

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

```
$ python setup.py test
```

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[progrium]: https://github.com/progrium

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