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Firehose.io vs Simperium: What are the differences?

Firehose.io: Build realtime Ruby web applications. Firehose is both a Rack application and JavaScript library that makes building real-time web applications possible; Simperium: Move data everywhere it's needed, instantly and automatically. Simperium is a new kind of data layer. As your app reads and writes data, Simperium circulates that data everywhere it's needed. You add a Simperium library to your app and initialize it. This library keeps a persistent connection to the Simperium hosted service. The Simperium libraries and service work together to efficiently move data around for your users.

Firehose.io and Simperium belong to "Realtime Backend / API" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Firehose.io are:

  • Firehose embraces RESTful design prinicpals and consequently works great with any library that speaks HTTP
  • Integrates with Backbone.js and Ember.js
  • Hook it into an ORM, like ActiveRecord

On the other hand, Simperium provides the following key features:

  • Data transparently moves across mobile, web, and desktop versions of your app
  • Your users can read and write data even when they're offline
  • Multiple users can collaborate with the same data at the same time
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What is Firehose.io?

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

What is Simperium?

Simperium is a new kind of data layer. As your app reads and writes data, Simperium circulates that data everywhere it's needed. You add a Simperium library to your app and initialize it. This library keeps a persistent connection to the Simperium hosted service. The Simperium libraries and service work together to efficiently move data around for your users.
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        Simperium is simply amazing. It surprises me not more people have heard about it.

        As an added bonus, the open source team does an awesome job responding to, and helping out on Github issues.

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