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Authorize user via jwt

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A Python implementation of acquiring, authorizing user from jwt token. designed to work for any request entity from flask,django,tornado frameworks.


Install with pip:

$ pip install jwt_user


>>> import jwt_user
>>> payload = {'username': 'test'}
>>> token = jwt_user.generate_token(payload)
>>> request = jwt_user.generate_request(token)
>>> user = jwt_user.get_jwt_user(request)
>>> user
>>> user.username
>>> #Second usage
>>> import tornado
>>> BaseRequestHandler = tornado.web.RequestHandler
>>> class MainHandler(BaseRequestHandler):
>>> @authorized_user
>>> def get(self):
>>>     self.write("Hello, Authorized user")
>>> def make_app():
>>>     user_valid_fields = {'username', 'user_id', 'test_field', 'token'}
>>>     jwt_user.set_user_valid_fields(user_valid_fields)
>>>     application = tornado.web.Application([
>>>     (r"/", MainHandler)])
>>>     return application



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

$ make smoke

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