Firebase vs. Socket.IO vs. Radar

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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 Socket.IO?

Socket.IO enables real-time bidirectional event-based communication. It works on every platform, browser or device, focusing equally on reliability and speed.

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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577 Companies Using Firebase
470 Companies Using Socket.IO
2 Companies Using Radar

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What are some alternatives to Firebase, Socket.IO, and Radar?

  • Pusher - Hosted APIs to build realtime apps with less code
  • PubNub - Build real-time apps quickly and scale them globally.
  • 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.

See all alternatives to Firebase

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