To initiate a new project we need to use the command line parameter new and specify the name of the new project. Furthermore the option
--skip-install is used to avoid that NPM dependencies are installed automatically. This is needed because Angular 5 should be used for our application. At the time of writing Angular 5 is not released yet and only available as a Release Candidate version, so that we have to update our package.json file first.
In this article, the fundamentals of what JSON Web Tokens (JWT) are, and why they are used will be explained. JWT are an important piece in ensuring trust and security in your application. JWT allow claims, such as user data, to be represented in a secure manner.