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Django REST framework JWT vs Azure Active Directory: What are the differences?

Django REST framework JWT: JSON Web Token Authentication support for Django REST Framework. This package provides JSON Web Token Authentication support for Django REST framework. Unlike some more typical uses of JWTs, this module only generates authentication tokens that will verify the user who is requesting one of your DRF protected API resources; Azure Active Directory: Identity and access management for the cloud. It is a comprehensive identity and access management solution that gives you a robust set of capabilities to manage users and groups. You can get the reliability and scalability you need with identity services that work with your on-premises, cloud, or hybrid environment.

Django REST framework JWT and Azure Active Directory can be primarily classified as "User Management and Authentication" tools.

Django REST framework JWT is an open source tool with 2.73K GitHub stars and 487 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Django REST framework JWT's open source repository on GitHub.

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    What is Azure Active Directory?

    It is a comprehensive identity and access management solution that gives you a robust set of capabilities to manage users and groups. You can get the reliability and scalability you need with identity services that work with your on-premises, cloud, or hybrid environment.

    What is Django REST framework JWT?

    This package provides JSON Web Token Authentication support for Django REST framework. Unlike some more typical uses of JWTs, this module only generates authentication tokens that will verify the user who is requesting one of your DRF protected API resources.

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