Fanout vs Faye: What are the differences?
Developers describe Fanout as "Realtime APIs made simple". Fanout makes it easy to build realtime APIs and apps. The product is a cross between a reverse proxy and a message broker. Receivers subscribe to channels, and published data is delivered in realtime. On the other hand, Faye is detailed as "Simple pub/sub messaging for the web". 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.
Fanout and Faye can be primarily classified as "Realtime Backend / API" tools.
Faye is an open source tool with 4.2K GitHub stars and 386 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Faye's open source repository on GitHub.