Socket.IO vs. Firehose.io vs. Simperium

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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 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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Cons

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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use Socket.IO?
477 companies on StackShare use Socket.IO
What companies use Firehose.io?
1 companies on StackShare use Firehose.io
What companies use Simperium?
2 companies on StackShare use Simperium

Integrations

What tools integrate with Socket.IO?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Socket.IO
What tools integrate with Firehose.io?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Firehose.io
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What are some alternatives to Socket.IO, Firehose.io, and Simperium?

  • 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
  • SignalR - A new library for ASP.NET developers that makes developing real-time web functionality easy.

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