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Horizon vs Kinto: What are the differences?

Horizon: A realtime, open-source JavaScript back end from RethinkDB *. Horizon provides a complete backend that makes it dramatically simpler to build, deploy, manage, and scale engaging JavaScript web and mobile apps. Horizon is extensible, integrates with the Node.js stack, and allows building modern, arbitrarily complex applications; *Kinto:** Open-source alternative to Firebase and Parse. Kinto is a lightweight JSON storage service with synchronisation and sharing abilities.

Horizon and Kinto belong to "Realtime Backend / API" category of the tech stack.

Horizon and Kinto are both open source tools. Horizon with 6.77K GitHub stars and 389 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Kinto with 3.77K GitHub stars and 355 GitHub forks.

What is Horizon?

Horizon provides a complete backend that makes it dramatically simpler to build, deploy, manage, and scale engaging JavaScript web and mobile apps. Horizon is extensible, integrates with the Node.js stack, and allows building modern, arbitrarily complex applications.

What is Kinto?

Kinto is a lightweight JSON storage service with synchronisation and sharing abilities.
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              What are some alternatives to Horizon and Kinto?
              Firebase
              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.
              Socket.IO
              It enables real-time bidirectional event-based communication. It works on every platform, browser or device, focusing equally on reliability and speed.
              Pusher
              Pusher is the category leader in delightful APIs for app developers building communication and collaboration features.
              Google Cloud Pub/Sub
              Cloud Pub/Sub is a fully-managed real-time messaging service that allows you to send and receive messages between independent applications. You can leverage Cloud Pub/Sub’s flexibility to decouple systems and components hosted on Google Cloud Platform or elsewhere on the Internet.
              SignalR
              SignalR allows bi-directional communication between server and client. Servers can now push content to connected clients instantly as it becomes available. SignalR supports Web Sockets, and falls back to other compatible techniques for older browsers. SignalR includes APIs for connection management (for instance, connect and disconnect events), grouping connections, and authorization.
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