GoInstant vs uWebSockets: What are the differences?
GoInstant: The realtime app development stack. It is a service for building web and mobile realtime apps easily. Simply add its library to your application to gain access to shared data storage, pub/sub messaging and more; uWebSockets: Simple, secure & standards compliant web I/O for the most demanding of applications. It is a simple to use yet thoroughly optimized implementation of HTTP and WebSockets. It comes with built-in pub/sub support, HTTP routing, TLS 1.3, IPv6, permessage-deflate and is battle tested as one of the most popular implementations, reaching many end-users daily.
GoInstant and uWebSockets belong to "Realtime Backend / API" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by GoInstant are:
- Shared data storage
- Pub/sub messaging
- REST API
On the other hand, uWebSockets provides the following key features:
- HTTP and Websockets
- Built-in pub/sub support
- HTTP routing
uWebSockets is an open source tool with 10.9K GitHub stars and 1.07K GitHub forks. Here's a link to uWebSockets's open source repository on GitHub.