Firebase vs. Pusher vs. Firehose.io

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Description

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 Pusher?

Pusher is the category leader in delightful APIs for app developers building communication and collaboration features.

What is Firehose.io?

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

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Why do developers choose Firebase?
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    Why do developers choose Pusher?
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    Why do developers choose Firehose.io?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Firebase?
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    What are the cons of using Pusher?
    No Cons submitted yet for Pusher
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    What are the cons of using Firehose.io?
    No Cons submitted yet for Firehose.io
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    Pricing

    How much does Firebase cost?
    Firebase Pricing
    How much does Pusher cost?
    Pusher Pricing
    How much does Firehose.io cost?

    Companies

    What companies use Firebase?
    597 companies on StackShare use Firebase
    What companies use Pusher?
    117 companies on StackShare use Pusher
    What companies use Firehose.io?
    1 companies on StackShare use Firehose.io

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Firebase?
    20 tools on StackShare integrate with Firebase
    What tools integrate with Pusher?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with Pusher
    What tools integrate with Firehose.io?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Firehose.io

    What are some alternatives to Firebase, Pusher, and Firehose.io?

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

    See all alternatives to Firebase

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