OmniAuth vs Satellizer: What are the differences?
Developers describe OmniAuth as "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. On the other hand, Satellizer is detailed as "Token-based AngularJS Authentication". Satellizer is a simple to use, end-to-end, token-based authentication module for AngularJS with built-in support for Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter authentication providers, plus Email and Password sign-in method. You are not limited to the sign-in options above, in fact you can add any OAuth 1.0 or OAuth 2.0 provider by passing provider-specific information during the configuration step.
OmniAuth and Satellizer can be categorized as "User Management and Authentication" tools.
"Easy Social Login" is the top reason why over 4 developers like OmniAuth, while over 4 developers mention "Oauth with angular is a pain in the ass" as the leading cause for choosing Satellizer.
OmniAuth and Satellizer are both open source tools. It seems that Satellizer with 8.08K GitHub stars and 1.27K forks on GitHub has more adoption than OmniAuth with 6.88K GitHub stars and 877 GitHub forks.
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Great for building Node + Angular authentication workflows. Passport is great, but doesn't have the Angular client-side authentication support, so Satellizer is a better fit.