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Firebase Authentication vs JSON Web Token: What are the differences?

Firebase Authentication: An App Authentication System In A Few Lines Of Code. It provides backend services, easy-to-use SDKs, and ready-made UI libraries to authenticate users to your app. It supports authentication using passwords, phone numbers, popular federated identity providers like Google,; 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.

Firebase Authentication and JSON Web Token belong to "User Management and Authentication" category of the tech stack.

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.

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Pros of Firebase Authentication
Pros of JSON Web Token
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    Completely Free
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    Email/Password
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    Passwordless
  • 4
    Native App + Web integrations
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    Integration with OAuth Providers
  • 4
    Works seemlessly with other Firebase Services
  • 3
    Easy to Integrate and Manage
  • 3
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      Heavy webpack
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      What is Firebase Authentication?

      It provides backend services, easy-to-use SDKs, and ready-made UI libraries to authenticate users to your app. It supports authentication using passwords, phone numbers, popular federated identity providers like Google,

      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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      What are some alternatives to Firebase Authentication and JSON Web Token?
      Auth0
      A set of unified APIs and tools that instantly enables Single Sign On and user management to all your applications.
      MongoDB
      MongoDB stores data in JSON-like documents that can vary in structure, offering a dynamic, flexible schema. MongoDB was also designed for high availability and scalability, with built-in replication and auto-sharding.
      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.
      Okta
      Connect all your apps in days, not months, with instant access to thousands of pre-built integrations - even add apps to the network yourself. Integrations are easy to set up, constantly monitored, proactively repaired and handle authentication and provisioning.
      Firebase
      Firebase is a cloud service designed to power real-time, collaborative applications. Simply add the Firebase library to your application to gain access to a shared data structure; any changes you make to that data are automatically synchronized with the Firebase cloud and with other clients within milliseconds.
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