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Faye vs Radar: What are the differences?

Faye: 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; Radar: High level API and backend for writing web apps that use push messaging. Radar is built on top of engine.io, the next-generation backend for socket.io. It uses Redis for backend storage, though the assumption is that this is only for storing currently active data.

Faye and Radar belong to "Realtime Backend / API" category of the tech stack.

Faye and Radar are both open source tools. It seems that Faye with 4.2K GitHub stars and 386 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Radar with 209 GitHub stars and 35 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 Radar?

Radar is built on top of engine.io, the next-generation backend for socket.io. It uses Redis for backend storage, though the assumption is that this is only for storing currently active data.
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            What are some alternatives to Faye and Radar?
            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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