Firebase vs. Socket.IO vs. deepstream.io



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Description

What is Firebase?

Firebase is a cloud service designed to power real-time, collaborative applications. Simply add the Firebase library to your application to gain access to a shared data structure; any changes you make to that data are automatically synchronized with the Firebase cloud and with other clients within milliseconds.

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.

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Pros

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Why do developers choose Socket.IO?
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Why do developers choose deepstream.io?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Firebase?
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What are the cons of using Socket.IO?
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What are the cons of using deepstream.io?
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Pricing

How much does Firebase cost?
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Companies

What companies use Firebase?
933 companies on StackShare use Firebase
What companies use Socket.IO?
648 companies on StackShare use Socket.IO
What companies use deepstream.io?
4 companies on StackShare use deepstream.io

Integrations

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

  • 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
  • PubNub - Build real-time apps quickly and scale them globally.
  • SignalR - A new library for ASP.NET developers that makes developing real-time web functionality easy.

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