Socket.IO vs. Faye vs. Fanout

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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 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.

What is Fanout?

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.

Pros

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Cons

What are the cons of using Socket.IO?
No Cons submitted yet for Socket.IO
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What are the cons of using Faye?
No Cons submitted yet for Faye
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What are the cons of using Fanout?
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Pricing

How much does Socket.IO cost?
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Companies

What companies use Socket.IO?
478 companies on StackShare use Socket.IO
What companies use Faye?
5 companies on StackShare use Faye
What companies use Fanout?
0 companies on StackShare use Fanout

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, Faye, and Fanout?

  • 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.

See all alternatives to Socket.IO



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