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What is Gun?

GUN is a realtime, decentralized, embedded, graph database engine.
Gun is a tool in the Realtime Backend / API category of a tech stack.
Gun is an open source tool with 10.8K GitHub stars and 676 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Gun's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Gun?

Companies

Developers
8 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Gun.

Why developers like Gun?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Gun
Top Reasons

Gun Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Gun?
Firebase
Firebase is a cloud service designed to power real-time, collaborative applications. Simply add the Firebase library to your application to gain access to a shared data structure; any changes you make to that data are automatically synchronized with the Firebase cloud and with other clients within milliseconds.
Socket.IO
It enables real-time bidirectional event-based communication. It works on every platform, browser or device, focusing equally on reliability and speed.
Pusher
Pusher is the category leader in delightful APIs for app developers building communication and collaboration features.
Google Cloud Pub/Sub
Cloud Pub/Sub is a fully-managed real-time messaging service that allows you to send and receive messages between independent applications. You can leverage Cloud Pub/Sub’s flexibility to decouple systems and components hosted on Google Cloud Platform or elsewhere on the Internet.
SignalR
SignalR allows bi-directional communication between server and client. Servers can now push content to connected clients instantly as it becomes available. SignalR supports Web Sockets, and falls back to other compatible techniques for older browsers. SignalR includes APIs for connection management (for instance, connect and disconnect events), grouping connections, and authorization.
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Gun's Followers
40 developers follow Gun to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Augusto Goulart
John Alton
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Kelvin Santos
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Michael Lange
Lorenzo Ponticelli
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Aydoğan Karagöz
Henry Nagle