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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.

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 Pushpin?

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.
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          What are some alternatives to Faye and Pushpin?
          Firebase
          Firebase is a cloud service designed to power real-time, collaborative applications. Simply add the Firebase library to your application to gain access to a shared data structure; any changes you make to that data are automatically synchronized with the Firebase cloud and with other clients within milliseconds.
          Socket.IO
          It enables real-time bidirectional event-based communication. It works on every platform, browser or device, focusing equally on reliability and speed.
          Pusher
          Pusher is the category leader in delightful APIs for app developers building communication and collaboration features.
          Google Cloud Pub/Sub
          Cloud Pub/Sub is a fully-managed real-time messaging service that allows you to send and receive messages between independent applications. You can leverage Cloud Pub/Sub’s flexibility to decouple systems and components hosted on Google Cloud Platform or elsewhere on the Internet.
          SignalR
          SignalR allows bi-directional communication between server and client. Servers can now push content to connected clients instantly as it becomes available. SignalR supports Web Sockets, and falls back to other compatible techniques for older browsers. SignalR includes APIs for connection management (for instance, connect and disconnect events), grouping connections, and authorization.
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          Faye is in charge to send and receive any instruction and message logged between our users' devices and their Dashboard.

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