Socket.IO vs. deepstream.io vs. Faye

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Description

What is 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.

What is deepstream.io?

Scalable Server for Realtime Web Apps with JSON structures that can be read, manipulated and listened to, messages that can be sent to one or more subscribers, and request response workflows, between two clients or servers.

What is Faye?

Faye is a set of tools for simple publish-subscribe messaging between web clients. It ships with easy-to-use message routing servers for Node.js and Rack applications, and clients that can be used on the server and in the browser.

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Cons

What are the cons of using Socket.IO?
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What are the cons of using Faye?
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Companies

What companies use Socket.IO?
487 companies on StackShare use Socket.IO
What companies use deepstream.io?
2 companies on StackShare use deepstream.io
What companies use Faye?
5 companies on StackShare use Faye

Integrations

What tools integrate with Socket.IO?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Socket.IO
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What are some alternatives to Socket.IO, deepstream.io, and Faye?

  • Firebase - The Realtime App Platform
  • Pusher - Hosted APIs to build realtime apps with less code
  • Google Cloud Pub/Sub - Global service for real-time and reliable messaging and streaming data
  • SignalR - A new library for ASP.NET developers that makes developing real-time web functionality easy.

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