What is Horizon?
Horizon is a tool in the Realtime Backend / API category of a tech stack.
Horizon is an open source tool with 6.8K GitHub stars and 395 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Horizon's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Horizon?
13 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Horizon.
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