Passport vs Stormpath: What are the differences?
Developers describe Passport as "Simple, unobtrusive authentication for Node.js". 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. On the other hand, Stormpath is detailed as "User Management and Authentication for Developers". Stormpath is an authentication and user management service that helps development teams quickly and securely build web and mobile applications and services.
Passport and Stormpath can be categorized as "User Management and Authentication" tools.
Passport is an open source tool with 15.9K GitHub stars and 936 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Passport's open source repository on GitHub.
Decision6, University of Europe Laureate Digital, and KOACHR are some of the popular companies that use Passport, whereas Stormpath is used by Stormpath, Forerunner Games, and Notify-e. Passport has a broader approval, being mentioned in 11 company stacks & 11 developers stacks; compared to Stormpath, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.
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