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What is Guardian?

Avoid dealing with OAuth logic in your code, and spend more time creating your product. Guardian reduces the OAuth footprint in your code to a single request. Built with modularity in mind, Guardian leverages plugins to handle OAuth flows, should you encounter a flow that Guardian doesn't handle, create a small flow plugin to do so and carry on. Guardian comes with 5 pre-made plugins that cover 99% of OAuth services.
Guardian is a tool in the User Management and Authentication category of a tech stack.
Guardian is an open source tool with 630 GitHub stars and 43 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Guardian's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Guardian?


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Guardian's Features

  • Perfect for both production and testing
  • Guardian is centralized and easily configurable to allow multiple environments giving you the flexibility you need

Guardian Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Guardian?
A set of unified APIs and tools that instantly enables Single Sign On and user management to all your applications.
Devise is a flexible authentication solution for Rails based on Warden
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.
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,
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.
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Guardian's Followers
8 developers follow Guardian to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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