Firebase vs XMPP: What are the differences?
Firebase: The Realtime App Platform. 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; XMPP: An open XML technology for real-time communication. It is a set of open technologies for instant messaging, presence, multi-party chat, voice and video calls, collaboration, lightweight middleware, content syndication, and generalized routing of XML data.
Firebase can be classified as a tool in the "Realtime Backend / API" category, while XMPP is grouped under "Container Tools".
According to the StackShare community, Firebase has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1215 company stacks & 4651 developers stacks; compared to XMPP, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.
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