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

Developers
97 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?
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.
Okta
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.
JavaScript
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
GitHub
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
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OpenID Connect's Followers
132 developers follow OpenID Connect to keep up with related blogs and decisions.