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OneSignal vs CometD: What are the differences?

Developers describe OneSignal as "A high volume and reliable push notification service for websites and mobile applications". It is a free push notification service for mobile apps. This plugin makes it easy to integrate your native Android or Amazon app with it. On the other hand, CometD is detailed as "WebSocket & HTTP, highly scalable and clustered web messaging framework". It is a web server to push data to a browser, without the browser explicitly requesting it. It is an umbrella term, encompassing multiple techniques for achieving this interaction.

OneSignal belongs to "Web Push Notifications" category of the tech stack, while CometD can be primarily classified under "Realtime Backend / API".

Some of the features offered by OneSignal are:

  • Multiplatform notifications
  • Web Push Support
  • Safari Push Notifications

On the other hand, CometD provides the following key features:

  • Javascript Client
  • Publish/Subscribe Messaging
  • Service Channels
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    What is CometD?

    It is a web server to push data to a browser, without the browser explicitly requesting it. It is an umbrella term, encompassing multiple techniques for achieving this interaction.

    What is OneSignal?

    OneSignal is a high volume push notification service for websites and mobile applications. OneSignal supports all major native and mobile platforms by providing dedicated SDKs for each platform, a RESTful server API, and a dashboard.

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