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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?

32 companies reportedly use OpenID Connect in their tech stacks, including HENNGE Global Internship Program, Biting Bit, and Foretag.

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

OpenID Connect Integrations

JSON Web Token, Spring Security, OAuth2, WSO2 Identity Server, and Coder are some of the popular tools that integrate with OpenID Connect. Here's a list of all 11 tools that integrate with 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.
Connect all your apps in days, not months, with instant access to thousands of pre-built integrations - even add apps to the network yourself. Integrations are easy to set up, constantly monitored, proactively repaired and handle authentication and provisioning.
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.
A set of unified APIs and tools that instantly enables Single Sign On and user management to all your applications.
Azure Active Directory
It is a comprehensive identity and access management solution that gives you a robust set of capabilities to manage users and groups. You can get the reliability and scalability you need with identity services that work with your on-premises, cloud, or hybrid environment.
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OpenID Connect's Followers
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