What is Faye?
Faye is a set of tools for simple publish-subscribe messaging between web clients. It ships with easy-to-use message routing servers for Node.js and Rack applications, and clients that can be used on the server and in the browser.
Faye is a tool in the Realtime Backend / API category of a tech stack.
Faye is an open source tool with 4.3K GitHub stars and 396 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Faye's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Faye?
6 companies reportedly use Faye in their tech stacks, including Wizters, Browser London, and Kuende.
20 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Faye.
Pros of Faye
BAYEUX Protocol (not proprietary)
Faye Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to Faye?
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