What is Mosca?
A Node.js MQTT broker, which can be used as a Standalone Service or embedded in another Node.js application.
Mosca is a tool in the Message Queue category of a tech stack.
Mosca is an open source tool with 3K GitHub stars and 523 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Mosca's open source repository on GitHub
Why developers like Mosca?
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- MQTT 3.1 and 3.1.1 compliant
- QoS 0 and QoS 1
- Various storage options for QoS 1 offline packets, and subscriptions
- Usable inside ANY other Node.js app
Mosca Alternatives & Comparisons
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