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Get the current user in ActionCable

panoscodes profile image Panos Dalitsouris ・1 min read

An easy way to get the current user using devise-jwt

When you “login”, devise-jwt returns an Authorization header with a token

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You probably already know that.

According to the docs if you are using cookies you can do the following to get the current user

verified_user = User.find_by(id: cookies.encrypted[:user_id])

In case you use devise-jwt you could use following inside your connection.rb to find_verified_user 🎊

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