What is PubNub?

PubNub makes it easy for you to add real-time capabilities to your apps, without worrying about the infrastructure. Build apps that allow your users to engage in real-time across mobile, browser, desktop and server.
PubNub is a tool in the Realtime Backend / API category of a tech stack.

Who uses PubNub?

Companies
43 companies use PubNub in their tech stacks, including Hinge, Blossom, and Dispatch.

Developers
12 developers use PubNub.

Why developers like PubNub?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use PubNub
PubNub Reviews

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose PubNub in their tech stack.

Jason Curry
Jason Curry
CEO at Jason Curry · | 1 upvotes · 630 views
atFlutter Health Inc.
PubNub

Flutter uses PubNub for sending push notifications when the users add new posts to the Flutter Community or leave comments. PubNub

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Volkan Özçelik
Volkan Özçelik
Chief Executive Philosopher at volkan.io · | 1 upvotes · 620 views
PubNub

Using websockets is something, scaling a message pipeline to thousands of concurrent connections is something else.

I trust PubNub with what it does best, and use it as zerotoherojs.com ’s messaging pipeline.

With PubNub, I have one less problem to think about. PubNub

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PubNub's features

  • PubNub SDKs support over 50 of the most popular environments, including: iOS, Android, JavaScript, .NET, Java, Ruby, Python, PHP and many more.
  • Data Push - Establish and maintain persistent socket connections to any device (mobile, browser, desktop and server) and push data to global audiences in less than ¼ of a second
  • Presence - Automatically detect when users enter or leave your app and whether machines are online
  • Storage and Playback- Store your real-time data streams for future access, “playback” or re-publish
  • Mobile - Easily manage the complexity of real-time apps on mobile devices
  • Analytics - Simulate an audience of millions. See a live view of audience size, engagement and geography
  • Security - Protect your real-time data with easy to use enterprise-grade security

PubNub Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to PubNub?
Pusher
Pusher is the category leader in delightful APIs for app developers building communication and collaboration features.
Socket.IO
Socket.IO enables real-time bidirectional event-based communication. It works on every platform, browser or device, focusing equally on reliability and speed.
SendBird
SendBird is a Messaging SDK, Chat API, and fully managed chat infrastructure for your mobile apps and websites. Embeddable chat for iOS, Android, JavaScript, Unity, .NET.
Kafka
Kafka is a distributed, partitioned, replicated commit log service. It provides the functionality of a messaging system, but with a unique design.
ably
It enables any internet enabled device on the planet to publish data streams to any number of subscribers in milliseconds. Our infrastructure spans over 20 data centres globally ensuring low latency performance, redundant storage of all data and commitment to meet our guaranteed quality of service promise.
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PubNub's Stats

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