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Learn how Stripe authentication works in 8 minutes

Brody Klapko
I'm a technical writer at Stripe.
Updated on ・1 min read

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What you’ll learn

Authentication is fundamental to using Stripe. Secure keys, or tokens, are used to authenticate requests made to the Stripe API. In the video, you’ll learn how to:

  • Securely make Stripe API requests
  • Pass payment information from your frontend to your backend

Who this video is for

This video guide is primarily for developers new to Stripe but developers familiar with Stripe might learn some new things as well.

How to follow along

If you want to work alongside the video, you’ll need a Stripe account and a Python environment to work in.

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