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OmniAuth

OmniAuth is a flexible authentication system utilizing Rack middleware.
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What is OmniAuth?

OmniAuth is a Ruby authentication framework aimed to abstract away the difficulties of working with various types of authentication providers. It is meant to be hooked up to just about any system, from social networks to enterprise systems to simple username and password authentication.
OmniAuth is a tool in the User Management and Authentication category of a tech stack.
OmniAuth is an open source tool with 7.2K GitHub stars and 922 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to OmniAuth's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses OmniAuth?

Companies
28 companies reportedly use OmniAuth in their tech stacks, including StackShare, Discourse, and Got Anyalo.

Developers
111 developers on StackShare have stated that they use OmniAuth.

OmniAuth Integrations

Pros of OmniAuth

OmniAuth's Features

  • Multi-provider authentication
  • Over 200 supported authentication providers (see list at https://github.com/intridea/omniauth/wiki/List-of-Strategies)
  • Open source

OmniAuth Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to OmniAuth?
Devise
Devise is a flexible authentication solution for Rails based on Warden
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.
Auth0
A set of unified APIs and tools that instantly enables Single Sign On and user management to all your applications.
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.
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.
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OmniAuth's Followers
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