You don’t need another session and token authentication article, but I still wrote one

So I’ve been trying to clear out the concepts of sessions, cookies, tokens, web authentications, etc. for quite some time now. It’s finally reached a point where I believe I should jot down some texts about the topic. Usually, when we developers talk about this topic, we use terms interchangeably in situations when terms are not identical sometimes, which unluckily has given me confusion every now and then. After reviewing some articles and videos, I feel that it might be easiest to talk about two major…