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What is oso?

It helps developers fast track authorization in their applications. It's an open source policy engine that you embed in your application. You write policies using the oso policy language, called Polar, to determine who can do what in your application, then you integrate them with a few lines of code using our library.
oso is a tool in the User Management and Authentication category of a tech stack.
oso is an open source tool with 1.8K GitHub stars and 75 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to oso's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses oso?

oso Integrations

Python, Node.js, Visual Studio Code, Java, and Ruby are some of the popular tools that integrate with oso. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with oso.

oso's Features

  • Policy as code
  • Authorization
  • Permissions
  • Open source

oso Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to oso?
Auth0
A set of unified APIs and tools that instantly enables Single Sign On and user management to all your applications.
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.
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.
Keycloak
It is an Open Source Identity and Access Management For Modern Applications and Services. It adds authentication to applications and secure services with minimum fuss. No need to deal with storing users or authenticating users. It's all available out of the box.
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.
See all alternatives

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