Throughout this tutorial, we’ll be learning how to authenticate REST APIs using JWT in the latest Laravel 8 version. You will learn how to create rest API using Laravel 8 with JWT authentication.
We’ll see how to set up JWT authentication in Laravel 8 and implement a secured REST API using the
Laravel 8 JWT Authentication Tutorial by Example
In this tutorial, we’ll see step by step to implement a REST API with PHP and Laravel 8 with authentication via JWT tokens.
Let’s start our tutorial by creating a Laravel 8 application using Composer — the dependency management tool for PHP developers.
Head over to a new command-line interface and run the following command:
$ composer create-project --prefer-dist laravel/laravel laravel8jwtapp
After creating your Laravel 8 application using Composer, let’s configure a MySQL database in our second step.
.env file located in the root of your Laravel 8′ application. Next, add the following database configuration information:
DB_CONNECTION=mysql DB_HOST=127.0.0.1 DB_PORT=3306 DB_DATABASE= <database-name> DB_USERNAME= <database-username> DB_PASSWORD= <database-password>
Read the full tutorial -> https://shabang.dev/laravel-8-rest-api-authentication-with-jwt-tutorial-by-example/