Faye vs Pushpin: What are the differences?
Developers describe Faye 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. On the other hand, Pushpin is detailed as "Reverse proxy for realtime web services". Pushpin is a reverse proxy server that makes it easy to build realtime web services. The project is unique among realtime push solutions in that it is designed to address the needs of API creators.
Faye and Pushpin can be primarily classified as "Realtime Backend / API" tools.
Faye and Pushpin are both open source tools. It seems that Faye with 4.2K GitHub stars and 386 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Pushpin with 2.53K GitHub stars and 96 GitHub forks.