Postman has a great interface with support for numerous authorization flows. But nothing beats the simplicity of running your own cURL request to quickly retrieve a Bearer token.
Now if at this point, you’re wondering what a Bearer token is, this is an excellent piece on JWT and a hands-on to set one up.
However, if the command line terrifies you (that’s okay, we’ve all been there), Knowi’s online Quick cURL tool makes the experience easy and fun.
In this example, we’ll look at issuing a cURL command to retrieve a JWT token in 3 steps: