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What is SockJS?

It gives you a coherent, cross-browser, Javascript API which creates a low latency, full duplex, cross-domain communication channel between the browser and the web server, with WebSockets or without.
SockJS is a tool in the Javascript Utilities & Libraries category of a tech stack.
SockJS is an open source tool with 1.7K GitHub stars and 283 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to SockJS's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses SockJS?

5 companies reportedly use SockJS in their tech stacks, including Pipedrive, app, and IWB.


Why developers like SockJS?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use SockJS
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SockJS Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to SockJS?
It enables real-time bidirectional event-based communication. It works on every platform, browser or device, focusing equally on reliability and speed.
It’s a collection of superfast tests or detects as we like to call them which run as your web page loads, then you can use the results to tailor the experience to the user. It tells you what HTML, CSS and JavaScript features the user’s browser has to offer.
It is a tool that offers a nice and elegant way to add zooming functionality for images, html content and multi-media on your webpages. It is built on the top of the popular JavaScript framework jQuery and is both easy to implement and a snap to customize.
A JavaScript utility library delivering consistency, modularity, performance, & extras. It provides utility functions for common programming tasks using the functional programming paradigm.
A javascript date library for parsing, validating, manipulating, and formatting dates.
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SockJS's Followers
5 developers follow SockJS to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Panayiotis Tzagkarakis
Yasir Karam
Jeremy Depew