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What is Passport?

It is authentication middleware for Node.js. Extremely flexible and modular, It can be unobtrusively dropped in to any Express-based web application. A comprehensive set of strategies support authentication using a username and password, Facebook, Twitter, and more.
Passport is a tool in the User Management and Authentication category of a tech stack.
Passport is an open source tool with 15.9K GitHub stars and 940 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Passport's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Passport?

Companies
19 companies reportedly use Passport in their tech stacks, including Decision6, Liste d'achats, and University of Europe Laureate Digital.

Developers
41 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Passport.

Passport Integrations

Why developers like Passport?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Passport
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Passport's Features

  • Single sign-on with OpenID and OAuth
  • Easily handle success and failure

Passport Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Passport?
Auth0
A set of unified APIs and tools that instantly enables Single Sign On and user management to all your applications.
Devise
Devise is a flexible authentication solution for Rails based on Warden
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.
OmniAuth
OmniAuth is a Ruby authentication framework aimed to abstract away the difficulties of working with various types of authentication providers. It is meant to be hooked up to just about any system, from social networks to enterprise systems to simple username and password authentication.
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.
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Passport's Stats

Passport's Followers
22 developers follow Passport to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Aziz Gharbi
Samuel Thoyre
Onur Kose
Javier Caballero
Vanildo Vanni
Chris Horsnell
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Eugene Oskin
Unnit Metaliya