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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?

Companies
7 companies reportedly use OpenID Connect in their tech stacks, including gip-welcome, Bluestem Brands, and KTech.

Developers
7 developers on StackShare have stated that they use 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?
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.
Devise
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.
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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OpenID Connect's Followers
6 developers follow OpenID Connect to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Jeff Williams
Nguyen kim Son
Mohammad Ali Bazzi
Jarupong Wiboonchart
Sudhanshu Gupta
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