user authorization backend

This backend will create new users and store them in a PSQL db and also handle authorize login requests from a frontend, returning a signed JWT.


- pg-promise
- express
- bcrypt
- jwt
- dotenv
- cors

Paths –

  • /user/register – registers a new user

    • takes a json body in the format { “name”: “John, “email”: “[email protected]“, “password”: “password123” }
  • /user/login – validates credentials sent from front end against email/ pass stored in DB

    • takes a JSON body in the format : { “email”: “[email protected]“, “password”: “password123” }
    • returns a signed jwt

SQL Table Structure

Columns – – id SERIAL PRIMARY KEY – name text NOT NULL – email text NOT NULL UNIQUE – password varchar NOT NULL


Will require a .env with the following variables

PG_HOST= db address PG_PORT= db port PG_DATABASE= db name PG_USER= db username PG_PASSWORD= db password

SECRET_KEY= secret key for bcrypt


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