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OAuth2 vs Django REST framework JWT: What are the differences?

Developers describe OAuth2 as "An open standard for access delegation". It is an authorization framework that enables a third-party application to obtain limited access to an HTTP service, either on behalf of a resource owner by orchestrating an approval interaction between the resource owner and the HTTP service, or by allowing the third-party application to obtain access on its own behalf. On the other hand, Django REST framework JWT is detailed as "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.

OAuth2 and Django REST framework JWT can be categorized as "User Management and Authentication" tools.

Django REST framework JWT is an open source tool with 2.71K GitHub stars and 479 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Django REST framework JWT's open source repository on GitHub.

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    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.

    What is OAuth2?

    It is an authorization framework that enables a third-party application to obtain limited access to an HTTP service, either on behalf of a resource owner by orchestrating an approval interaction between the resource owner and the HTTP service, or by allowing the third-party application to obtain access on its own behalf.

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    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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