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