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What is OpenID Connect?

It is a simple identity layer on top of the OAuth 2.0 protocol. It allows Clients to verify the identity of the End-User based on the authentication performed by an Authorization Server, as well as to obtain basic profile information about the End-User in an interoperable and REST-like manner.
OpenID Connect is a tool in the User Management and Authentication category of a tech stack.

Who uses OpenID Connect?

14 companies reportedly use OpenID Connect in their tech stacks, including gip-welcome, Biting Bit, and medidesk.

27 developers on StackShare have stated that they use OpenID Connect.

OpenID Connect Integrations

OAuth2, Spring Security, JSON Web Token, WSO2 Identity Server, and SimpleSAMLphp are some of the popular tools that integrate with OpenID Connect. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with OpenID Connect.

Why developers like OpenID Connect?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use OpenID Connect
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OpenID Connect Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to OpenID Connect?
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.
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.
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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OpenID Connect's Followers
38 developers follow OpenID Connect to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Wael BenNaceur
Panayiotis Iacovou
Jose Bretti
Filip Filliaert
Vikash Tiwari
Fatih Güleryüz