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Devise vs JSON Web Token: What are the differences?

Devise: Flexible authentication solution for Rails with Warden. Devise is a flexible authentication solution for Rails based on Warden; 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.

Devise and JSON Web Token can be categorized as "User Management and Authentication" tools.

Devise and JSON Web Token are both open source tools. Devise with 20K GitHub stars and 4.76K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than JSON Web Token with 2.59K GitHub stars and 259 GitHub forks.

StackShare, Accenture, and Movielala are some of the popular companies that use Devise, whereas JSON Web Token is used by Twig World, Redsift, and Para. Devise has a broader approval, being mentioned in 56 company stacks & 30 developers stacks; compared to JSON Web Token, which is listed in 29 company stacks and 15 developer stacks.

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    What is Devise?

    Devise is a flexible authentication solution for Rails based on Warden

    What is 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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