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JSON Web Token vs OmniAuth: What are the differences?

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; OmniAuth: OmniAuth is a flexible authentication system utilizing Rack middleware. OmniAuth is a Ruby authentication framework aimed to abstract away the difficulties of working with various types of authentication providers. It is meant to be hooked up to just about any system, from social networks to enterprise systems to simple username and password authentication.

JSON Web Token and OmniAuth can be primarily classified as "User Management and Authentication" tools.

JSON Web Token and OmniAuth are both open source tools. It seems that OmniAuth with 6.89K GitHub stars and 877 forks on GitHub has more adoption than JSON Web Token with 2.59K GitHub stars and 259 GitHub forks.

Twig World, Redsift, and Para are some of the popular companies that use JSON Web Token, whereas OmniAuth is used by StackShare, Code School, and DSTLD. JSON Web Token has a broader approval, being mentioned in 29 company stacks & 15 developers stacks; compared to OmniAuth, which is listed in 20 company stacks and 18 developer stacks.

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    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.

    What is OmniAuth?

    OmniAuth is a Ruby authentication framework aimed to abstract away the difficulties of working with various types of authentication providers. It is meant to be hooked up to just about any system, from social networks to enterprise systems to simple username and password authentication.

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    What are some alternatives to JSON Web Token and OmniAuth?
    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.
    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.
    Spring Security
    It is a framework that focuses on providing both authentication and authorization to Java applications. The real power of Spring Security is found in how easily it can be extended to meet custom requirements.
    Auth0
    A set of unified APIs and tools that instantly enables Single Sign On and user management to all your applications.
    Keycloak
    It is an Open Source Identity and Access Management For Modern Applications and Services. It adds authentication to applications and secure services with minimum fuss. No need to deal with storing users or authenticating users. It's all available out of the box.
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