nodejs-auth VS firebase-admin-node

Compare nodejs-auth vs firebase-admin-node and see what are their differences.

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nodejs-auth firebase-admin-node
4 21
238 1,304
- 2.0%
0.0 8.4
3 months ago 5 days ago
TypeScript TypeScript
- Apache License 2.0
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Posts with mentions or reviews of firebase-admin-node. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-03.
  • Workaround for env variables in a JSON file?
    1 project | | 15 Feb 2022
    1 project | | 28 Dec 2021
    USE OF JWT BACKEND SERVER For using JWT token on the backend server you need to install firebase-admin to your backend server. After installing firebase admin, you need to import firebase-admin and initialize the firebase app. To initial it you need a private key from your firebase project. To generate a private key file for your service account: In the Firebase console, open Settings > Service Accounts > Click Generate New Private Key, then confirm by clicking Generate Key > Securely store the JSON file containing the key. Check this to initial firebase app to backend end server After initialization, you will get that token from Headers authorization. After getting that token from the header token you have to check that token and you have to decode it as an object. After decoding your token, you will get logged on user information as an object. you can verify users using middleware on your backend server. Check below to decode the JWT token.
  • Getting serious with Firebase V9. Part 3 - Background processing with Cloud Functions
    1 project | | 15 Dec 2021
    Note that, because I'm now going to be referencing a Firestore collection, I need to import firebase-admin functions and call initializeApp() to authenticate the function. The firebase-admin SDK is a special set of functions used specifically for Cloud function work (see the Firebase Admin SDK for details). Note that I don't need to supply credentials - according to Google's Run functions locally document "Cloud Firestore triggers are automatically granted permission because they are running in a trusted environment". In fact, I'd strictly only need the admin.initializeApp() statement if I was intending to use Firestore functions on document other than the one that fires the trigger - but it's probably best to get used to using it as a standard practice when working with Firestore functions.
  • Using Firebase Admin with Next.js
    2 projects | | 3 Nov 2021
    // File: lib/fireConfig.js export const fireConfig= { // Place the json obtained as in // }
  • Easy Step by Step Loopback 4 JWT Authentication with Firebase
    2 projects | | 11 Oct 2021
    Follow the instructions at Add the Firebase Admin SDK to your server ( to finish setting up the admin SDK. You will need to save the JSON file with your private key to your local machine and add it to the Loopback app. I usually save it into a folder under the app root called ./keys/ and I add this folder to my .gitignore file so as to avoid checking in the secret file.
  • Send Email Using Firebase Functions & Nodemailer
    1 project | | 27 Sep 2021
    Once it’s done, go to functions → index.js and import and initialize Firebase Admin SDK.
  • Hey all! i am looking to build an e-commerce site in reactjs and firebase and i was wondering what the best auth library to use is?
    1 project | | 28 Aug 2021
    Looks like you can install firebase admin into an express server and continue to use your firebase auth 👌
  • How to add Firebase service account json files to Vercel
    1 project | | 24 Aug 2021
    Follow the steps at and download the JSON file.
  • Need some help regarding node app
    1 project | | 16 Jul 2021
  • Firebase admin sdk for flutter web
    1 project | | 2 Jul 2021
    Checkout Add Firebase to a server documentation page.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing nodejs-auth and firebase-admin-node you can also consider the following projects:

Next.js - The React Framework

SuperTokens Community - Open source alternative to Auth0 / Firebase Auth / AWS Cognito

firebase-cpp-sdk - Firebase C++ SDK

firebase-js-sdk - Firebase Javascript SDK

angularx-social-login - Social login and authentication module for Angular 9

next-firebase-ssr - An Next.js example repo for building authenticated pages with Firebase Authentication, cookies, and getServerSideProps

rest - REST API generator with Node.js, Express and Mongoose

auth0-nodejs-webapp-sample - Auth0 Integration Samples for Node Web Applications

firebase-admin-python - Firebase Admin Python SDK

reactfire - Hooks, Context Providers, and Components that make it easy to interact with Firebase.

Django - The Web framework for perfectionists with deadlines.

frank_jwt - JSON Web Token implementation in Rust.