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A standard interface between .NET web servers and web applications
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What is Owin?

It is a standard for an interface between .NET Web applications and Web servers. It is a community-owned open-source project.
Owin is a tool in the Web Server Interface category of a tech stack.
Owin is an open source tool with 156 GitHub stars and 47 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Owin's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Owin?

4 companies reportedly use Owin in their tech stacks, including Integrated Control Technology, Business Logic, and Dot Net Nuke Real Time Log Watcher.

46 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Owin.

Owin Integrations

Decisions about Owin

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Owin in their tech stack.

Needs advice

Hi, I have an old web app written in HTML and JavaScript and hosted at Microsoft IIS. But due to some restrictions on the production environment, we can not enable IIS. I tried to create an Owin app and hosted it in a desktop service and everything is working fine. But I am not aware of the Pros and Cons of using OWIN app and hosting in windows service. Can anyone please tell me the Pros and Cons of using OWIN interface and windows service and also if there are any other alternatives available and why should I go for that alternative? Note: All of my web app pages are static pages. Thanks, Nirbhay

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Owin Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Owin?
A free and open-source web framework, and higher performance than ASP.NET, developed by Microsoft and the community. It is a modular framework that runs on both the full .NET Framework, on Windows, and the cross-platform .NET Core.
Kestrel is based on Blaine Cook's "starling" simple, distributed message queue, with added features and bulletproofing, as well as the scalability offered by actors and the JVM.
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.
The uWSGI project aims at developing a full stack for building hosting services.
It is meant to be a production-quality pure-Python WSGI server with very acceptable performance. It has no dependencies except ones which live in the Python standard library. It runs on CPython on Unix and Windows under Python 2.7+ and Python 3.4+. It is also known to run on PyPy 1.6.0 on UNIX.
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Owin's Followers
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