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Learn how JavaScript Web Tokens can make your app more secure and how they work

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Credit: auth0.com, https://auth0.com/blog/jwt-json-webtoken-logo/

When I first learned about the processes of encryption, authorization, authentication, cookies, JWT tokens, etc., I was pretty overwhelmed. Getting into the weeds of these topics is extremely complex and can be confusing, which is why cybersecurity is an entire field in itself. …

Understand asynchronicity vs. synchronicity in JavaScript, what these mean, and be able to explain them effectively to others.

Asynchronicity in JavaScript is a tricky topic to wrap your head around. Mainly because the word itself (or rather the way it’s used), in the concept of JavaScript, is misleading.

JavaScript is a single-threaded, synchronous language, meaning it reads one command (or line of code) at a time, in the…

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