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    Decode and Verify JWT Encoded Data in Express

    expressExpress
    ^4.16.3

    This lesson will extract the JWT from the authorisation HTTP header and then decode it with the secret.

    It will then check to make sure it contains a specific user role value to determine if a specific route can be called in Express.