JWT Auth + Refresh Tokens in Rails
This is just some code I recently used in my development application in order to add token-based authentication for my api-only rails app. The api-client was to be consumed by a mobile application, so I needed an authentication solution that would keep the user logged in indefinetly and the only way to do this was either using refresh tokens or sliding sessions.
I also needed a way to both blacklist and whitelist tokens based on a unique identifier (jti)
Before trying it out DIY, I considered using: