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Horizon vs LeanCloud: What are the differences?

Developers describe Horizon as "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. On the other hand, *LeanCloud** is detailed as "Leading serverless cloud service". LeanCloud is a complete and mature solution for both the stateless and stateful components of your backend.

Horizon and LeanCloud are primarily classified as "Realtime Backend / API" and "Cloud Management" tools respectively.

Horizon is an open source tool with 6.76K GitHub stars and 389 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Horizon's open source repository on GitHub.

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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 LeanCloud?

It is a complete and mature solution for both the stateless and stateful components of your backend.
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          What are some alternatives to Horizon and LeanCloud?
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          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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