Auth0 vs JSON Web Token: What are the differences?
What is Auth0? Token-based Single Sign On for your Apps and APIs with social, databases and enterprise identities. A set of unified APIs and tools that instantly enables Single Sign On and user management to all your applications.
What is JSON Web Token? A JSON-based open standard for creating access tokens. 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.
Auth0 and JSON Web Token can be categorized as "User Management and Authentication" tools.
JSON Web Token is an open source tool with 2.59K GitHub stars and 259 GitHub forks. Here's a link to JSON Web Token's open source repository on GitHub.
Binary.com, Chattermill, and White Rabbit Express are some of the popular companies that use Auth0, whereas JSON Web Token is used by Twig World, Redsift, and Para. Auth0 has a broader approval, being mentioned in 121 company stacks & 55 developers stacks; compared to JSON Web Token, which is listed in 29 company stacks and 15 developer stacks.