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What is 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.

What is

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

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What companies use Firebase?
977 companies on StackShare use Firebase
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What tools integrate with Firebase?
21 tools on StackShare integrate with Firebase
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What are some alternatives to Firebase and

  • Socket.IO - Realtime application framework (Node.JS server)
  • 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
  • PubNub - Build real-time apps quickly and scale them globally.

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