Socket.IO vs. Pushpin vs. Firehose.io



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Description

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 Pushpin?

Pushpin is a reverse proxy server that makes it easy to build realtime web services. The project is unique among realtime push solutions in that it is designed to address the needs of API creators.

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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Cons

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Companies

What companies use Socket.IO?
633 companies on StackShare use Socket.IO
What companies use Pushpin?
1 companies on StackShare use Pushpin
What companies use Firehose.io?
1 companies on StackShare use Firehose.io

Integrations

What tools integrate with Socket.IO?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Socket.IO
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What tools integrate with Firehose.io?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Firehose.io

What are some alternatives to Socket.IO, Pushpin, and Firehose.io?

  • Firebase - The Realtime App Platform
  • 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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