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Fanout vs Firehose.io: What are the differences?

What is Fanout? 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.

What is Firehose.io? Build realtime Ruby web applications. Firehose is both a Rack application and JavaScript library that makes building real-time web applications possible.

Fanout and Firehose.io belong to "Realtime Backend / API" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Fanout are:

  • Reverse proxy -- integrate realtime with any level of your technology stack, not just your front end.
  • Interoperable -- Add realtime to any API, no matter your backend or database, without changing any of your existing API contracts.
  • Open -- cloud or self hosted, it’s up to you. We don’t believe in vendor lock-in.

On the other hand, Firehose.io provides the following key features:

  • Firehose embraces RESTful design prinicpals and consequently works great with any library that speaks HTTP
  • Integrates with Backbone.js and Ember.js
  • Hook it into an ORM, like ActiveRecord
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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.

What is Firehose.io?

Firehose is both a Rack application and JavaScript library that makes building real-time web applications possible.
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