Do you know how to do KTOR API authentication? — Developer’s Commute

Hitesh Kohli
3 min readDec 19, 2023
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How to call API Auth with KTOR

Ktor Client side includes an HTTP Client which can be used to do network calls with Android apps. It is based on Kotlin therefore we can use it for Kotlin Multiplatform apps. It works like Retrofit to send and receive responses from the API endpoint. If you want to explore more about the basics of the

Ktor Client side. I already have a newsletter and thread for you.

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In this newsletter, we will explore how to do API authentication with Ktor.

Here is the code with the explanation of what each part does:

We use this data class to set the body content of an API request

Here is a simple explanation of the KTOR API Auth. I hope you enjoyed reading it

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