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Alternatives to DailyCred

Auth0, Amazon Cognito, JSON Web Token, OAuth2, and Spring Security are the most popular alternatives and competitors to DailyCred.
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What is DailyCred and what are its top alternatives?

Everything you need is included: email verification, password resets, session cookies, and all the UI you need for sign in, and sign up. Skip all this work and get running instantly. If you already have a sign-in system, DailyCred sits side-by-side with the full power of user APIs and dashboards.
DailyCred is a tool in the User Management and Authentication category of a tech stack.

Top Alternatives to DailyCred

  • Auth0

    Auth0

    A set of unified APIs and tools that instantly enables Single Sign On and user management to all your applications. ...

  • Amazon Cognito

    Amazon Cognito

    You can create unique identities for your users through a number of public login providers (Amazon, Facebook, and Google) and also support unauthenticated guests. You can save app data locally on users’ devices allowing your applications to work even when the devices are offline. ...

  • JSON Web Token

    JSON Web Token

    JSON Web Token is an open standard that defines a compact and self-contained way for securely transmitting information between parties as a JSON object. This information can be verified and trusted because it is digitally signed. ...

  • OAuth2

    OAuth2

    It is an authorization framework that enables a third-party application to obtain limited access to an HTTP service, either on behalf of a resource owner by orchestrating an approval interaction between the resource owner and the HTTP service, or by allowing the third-party application to obtain access on its own behalf. ...

  • Spring Security

    Spring Security

    It is a framework that focuses on providing both authentication and authorization to Java applications. The real power of Spring Security is found in how easily it can be extended to meet custom requirements. ...

  • Keycloak

    Keycloak

    It is an Open Source Identity and Access Management For Modern Applications and Services. It adds authentication to applications and secure services with minimum fuss. No need to deal with storing users or authenticating users. It's all available out of the box. ...

  • Firebase Authentication

    Firebase Authentication

    It provides backend services, easy-to-use SDKs, and ready-made UI libraries to authenticate users to your app. It supports authentication using passwords, phone numbers, popular federated identity providers like Google, ...

  • Devise

    Devise

    Devise is a flexible authentication solution for Rails based on Warden

DailyCred alternatives & related posts

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Auth0

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Token-based Single Sign On for your Apps and APIs with social, databases and enterprise identities
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PROS OF AUTH0
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    JSON web token
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    Integration with 20+ Social Providers
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    SDKs
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    It's a universal solution
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    Amazing Documentation
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    Heroku Add-on
  • 8
    Enterprise support
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    Extend platform with "rules"
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    Great Sample Repos
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    Azure Add-on
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    Passwordless
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    Easy integration, non-intrusive identity provider
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    It can integrate seamlessly with firebase
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    Great documentation, samples, UX and Angular support
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    Polished
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    On-premise deployment
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    Ruby
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    Active Directory support
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    SOC2
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    Will sign BAA for HIPAA-compliance
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    Great support
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CONS OF AUTH0
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    Pricing too high (Developer Pro)
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    Poor support
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    Status page not reflect actual status
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    Rapidly changing API

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Stephen Gheysens
Senior Solutions Engineer at Twilio · | 12 upvotes · 119.9K views

Hi Otensia! I'd definitely recommend using the skills you've already got and building with JavaScript is a smart way to go these days. Most platform services have JavaScript/Node SDKs or NPM packages, many serverless platforms support Node in case you need to write any backend logic, and JavaScript is incredibly popular - meaning it will be easy to hire for, should you ever need to.

My advice would be "don't reinvent the wheel". If you already have a skill set that will work well to solve the problem at hand, and you don't need it for any other projects, don't spend the time jumping into a new language. If you're looking for an excuse to learn something new, it would be better to invest that time in learning a new platform/tool that compliments your knowledge of JavaScript. For this project, I might recommend using Netlify, Vercel, or Google Firebase to quickly and easily deploy your web app. If you need to add user authentication, there are great examples out there for Firebase Authentication, Auth0, or even Magic (a newcomer on the Auth scene, but very user friendly). All of these services work very well with a JavaScript-based application.

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I'm starting a new React Native project and trying to decide on an auth provider. Currently looking at Auth0 and Amazon Cognito. It will need to play nice with a Django Rest Framework backend.

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Amazon Cognito

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Securely manage and synchronize app data for your users across their mobile devices
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PROS OF AMAZON COGNITO
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    Backed by Amazon
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    Manage Unique Identities
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    MFA
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    Work Offline
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    Store and Sync
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    It works
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    Integrate with Google, Amazon, Twitter, Facebook, SAML
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    SDKs and code samples
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    Free for first 50000 users
CONS OF AMAZON COGNITO
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    Massive Pain to get working
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    Login-UI sparsely customizable (e.g. no translation)
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    Documentation often out of date
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    MFA: there is no "forget device" function
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    Hard to find expiration times for tokens/codes
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    Lacks many basic features
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    There is no "Logout" method in the API
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    No recovery codes for MFA
  • 1
    Difficult to customize (basic-pack is more than humble)
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    Only paid support
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    Docs are vast but mostly useless

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I'm starting a new React Native project and trying to decide on an auth provider. Currently looking at Auth0 and Amazon Cognito. It will need to play nice with a Django Rest Framework backend.

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JSON Web Token

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PROS OF JSON WEB TOKEN
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    CONS OF JSON WEB TOKEN
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      Overview: To put it simply, we plan to use the MERN stack to build our web application. MongoDB will be used as our primary database. We will use ExpressJS alongside Node.js to set up our API endpoints. Additionally, we plan to use React to build our SPA on the client side and use Redis on the server side as our primary caching solution. Initially, while working on the project, we plan to deploy our server and client both on Heroku . However, Heroku is very limited and we will need the benefits of an Infrastructure as a Service so we will use Amazon EC2 to later deploy our final version of the application.

      Serverside: nodemon will allow us to automatically restart a running instance of our node app when files changes take place. We decided to use MongoDB because it is a non relational database which uses the Document Object Model. This allows a lot of flexibility as compared to a RDMS like SQL which requires a very structural model of data that does not change too much. Another strength of MongoDB is its ease in scalability. We will use Mongoose along side MongoDB to model our application data. Additionally, we will host our MongoDB cluster remotely on MongoDB Atlas. Bcrypt will be used to encrypt user passwords that will be stored in the DB. This is to avoid the risks of storing plain text passwords. Moreover, we will use Cloudinary to store images uploaded by the user. We will also use the Twilio SendGrid API to enable automated emails sent by our application. To protect private API endpoints, we will use JSON Web Token and Passport. Also, PayPal will be used as a payment gateway to accept payments from users.

      Client Side: As mentioned earlier, we will use React to build our SPA. React uses a virtual DOM which is very efficient in rendering a page. Also React will allow us to reuse components. Furthermore, it is very popular and there is a large community that uses React so it can be helpful if we run into issues. We also plan to make a cross platform mobile application later and using React will allow us to reuse a lot of our code with React Native. Redux will be used to manage state. Redux works great with React and will help us manage a global state in the app and avoid the complications of each component having its own state. Additionally, we will use Bootstrap components and custom CSS to style our app.

      Other: Git will be used for version control. During the later stages of our project, we will use Google Analytics to collect useful data regarding user interactions. Moreover, Slack will be our primary communication tool. Also, we will use Visual Studio Code as our primary code editor because it is very light weight and has a wide variety of extensions that will boost productivity. Postman will be used to interact with and debug our API endpoints.

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      Overview: To put it simply, we plan to use the MERN stack to build our web application. MongoDB will be used as our primary database. We will use ExpressJS alongside Node.js to set up our API endpoints. Additionally, we plan to use React to build our SPA on the client side and use Redis on the server side as our primary caching solution. Initially, while working on the project, we plan to deploy our server and client both on Heroku. However, Heroku is very limited and we will need the benefits of an Infrastructure as a Service so we will use Amazon EC2 to later deploy our final version of the application.

      Serverside: nodemon will allow us to automatically restart a running instance of our node app when files changes take place. We decided to use MongoDB because it is a non relational database which uses the Document Object Model. This allows a lot of flexibility as compared to a RDMS like SQL which requires a very structural model of data that does not change too much. Another strength of MongoDB is its ease in scalability. We will use Mongoose along side MongoDB to model our application data. Additionally, we will host our MongoDB cluster remotely on MongoDB Atlas. Bcrypt will be used to encrypt user passwords that will be stored in the DB. This is to avoid the risks of storing plain text passwords. Moreover, we will use Cloudinary to store images uploaded by the user. We will also use the Twilio SendGrid API to enable automated emails sent by our application. To protect private API endpoints, we will use JSON Web Token and Passport. Also, PayPal will be used as a payment gateway to accept payments from users.

      Client Side: As mentioned earlier, we will use React to build our SPA. React uses a virtual DOM which is very efficient in rendering a page. Also React will allow us to reuse components. Furthermore, it is very popular and there is a large community that uses React so it can be helpful if we run into issues. We also plan to make a cross platform mobile application later and using React will allow us to reuse a lot of our code with React Native. Redux will be used to manage state. Redux works great with React and will help us manage a global state in the app and avoid the complications of each component having its own state. Additionally, we will use Bootstrap components and custom CSS to style our app.

      Other: Git will be used for version control. During the later stages of our project, we will use Google Analytics to collect useful data regarding user interactions. Moreover, Slack will be our primary communication tool. Also, we will use Visual Studio Code as our primary code editor because it is very light weight and has a wide variety of extensions that will boost productivity. Postman will be used to interact with and debug our API endpoints.

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      OAuth2 logo

      OAuth2

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      An open standard for access delegation
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      PROS OF OAUTH2
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          Joshua Dean K√ľpper
          CEO at Scrayos UG (haftungsbeschränkt) · | 7 upvotes · 252K views

          As the access to our global REST-API "Charon" is bound to OAuth2, we use Keycloak inside Quarkus to authenticate and authorize users of our API. It is not possible to perform any un-authenticated requests against this API, so we wanted to make really sure that the authentication/authorization component is absolutely reliable and tested. We found those attributes within Keycloak, so we used it.

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          Isaac Ogunleye
          Backend Developer at Coast research Institute · | 5 upvotes · 29.9K views
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          Passport
          OAuth2

          My teammates and I are arguing on which library to use for our local and social authentication in our express app between OAuth2 and Passport. I went for Passport cause I personally like it, and it seems easier to implement with good docs, but some of my teammates think it's less secure than OAuth2. So any advice please would be appreciated. Thanks ūüôŹūüŹĽ

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          Spring Security

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          A powerful and highly customizable authentication and access-control framework
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          PROS OF SPRING SECURITY
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            Easy to use
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            Java integration
          CONS OF SPRING SECURITY
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            Keycloak logo

            Keycloak

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            An open source identity and access management solution
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            PROS OF KEYCLOAK
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              It's a open source solution
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              Supports multiple identity provider
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              OpenID and SAML support
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              Easy customisation
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              JSON web token
            CONS OF KEYCLOAK
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              Lack of Code examples for client side
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              Poor client side documentation
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              Okta

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            Joshua Dean K√ľpper
            CEO at Scrayos UG (haftungsbeschränkt) · | 7 upvotes · 252K views

            As the access to our global REST-API "Charon" is bound to OAuth2, we use Keycloak inside Quarkus to authenticate and authorize users of our API. It is not possible to perform any un-authenticated requests against this API, so we wanted to make really sure that the authentication/authorization component is absolutely reliable and tested. We found those attributes within Keycloak, so we used it.

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            FreeRADIUS
            Keycloak

            Hello all, I wanted to see if I could get some advice on how to integrate Keycloak with FreeRADIUS . I wanted our users to be able to use their Keycloak credentials to authenticate to our wifi through FreeRadius. I don't see much online for how the two can work together. I already have Keycloak setup and FreeRadius up and running. Now I need the two to talk to each other. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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            Firebase Authentication

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            An App Authentication System In A Few Lines Of Code
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            PROS OF FIREBASE AUTHENTICATION
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              Completely Free
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              Email/Password
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              Passwordless
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              Works seemlessly with other Firebase Services
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              Integration with OAuth Providers
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              Anonymous Users
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              Easy to Integrate and Manage
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              Native App + Web integrations
            CONS OF FIREBASE AUTHENTICATION
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              Heavy webpack

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            Stephen Gheysens
            Senior Solutions Engineer at Twilio · | 12 upvotes · 119.9K views

            Hi Otensia! I'd definitely recommend using the skills you've already got and building with JavaScript is a smart way to go these days. Most platform services have JavaScript/Node SDKs or NPM packages, many serverless platforms support Node in case you need to write any backend logic, and JavaScript is incredibly popular - meaning it will be easy to hire for, should you ever need to.

            My advice would be "don't reinvent the wheel". If you already have a skill set that will work well to solve the problem at hand, and you don't need it for any other projects, don't spend the time jumping into a new language. If you're looking for an excuse to learn something new, it would be better to invest that time in learning a new platform/tool that compliments your knowledge of JavaScript. For this project, I might recommend using Netlify, Vercel, or Google Firebase to quickly and easily deploy your web app. If you need to add user authentication, there are great examples out there for Firebase Authentication, Auth0, or even Magic (a newcomer on the Auth scene, but very user friendly). All of these services work very well with a JavaScript-based application.

            See more

            Vue.js vuex Quasar Framework Firebase Firebase Authentication Cloud Firestore Electron Apache Cordova

            I'm developing my new project with the Quasar framework on the front end and Firebase services on the backend.

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            Devise

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            Flexible authentication solution for Rails with Warden
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            PROS OF DEVISE
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              Reliable
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              Open Source
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              Support for neo4j database
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              Secure
            CONS OF DEVISE
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              Jerome Dalbert
              Senior Backend Engineer at StackShare · | 5 upvotes · 247K views
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              We use OmniAuth with Devise to authenticate users via Twitter, GitHub, Bitbucket and Gitlab. Adding a new OmniAuth authentication provider is basically as easy as adding a new Ruby gem!

              The only drawback I could see is that your OmniAuth+Devise OmniauthCallbacksController redirection logic can easily get hairy over time. So you have to be vigilant to keep it in check.

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