Socket.IO vs. Faye vs. Firehose.io

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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 Firehose.io?

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

Pros

Why do developers choose Socket.IO?
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Why do developers choose Faye?
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Why do developers choose Firehose.io?
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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 Firehose.io?
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Companies

What companies use Socket.IO?
479 companies on StackShare use Socket.IO
What companies use Faye?
5 companies on StackShare use Faye
What companies use Firehose.io?
1 companies on StackShare use Firehose.io

Integrations

What tools integrate with Socket.IO?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Socket.IO
No integrations listed yet
What tools integrate with Firehose.io?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Firehose.io

What are some alternatives to Socket.IO, Faye, and Firehose.io?

  • 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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