Socket.IO vs. PubNub vs. NATS

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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 PubNub?

PubNub makes it easy for you to add real-time capabilities to your apps, without worrying about the infrastructure. Build apps that allow your users to engage in real-time across mobile, browser, desktop and server.

What is NATS?

Unlike traditional enterprise messaging systems, NATS has an always-on dial tone that does whatever it takes to remain available. This forms a great base for building modern, reliable, and scalable cloud and distributed systems.

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Why do developers choose Socket.IO?
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    Why do developers choose NATS?
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    Pricing

    How much does Socket.IO cost?
    How much does PubNub cost?
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    How much does NATS cost?

    Companies

    What companies use Socket.IO?
    477 companies on StackShare use Socket.IO
    What companies use PubNub?
    36 companies on StackShare use PubNub
    What companies use NATS?
    18 companies on StackShare use NATS

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Socket.IO?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with Socket.IO
    What tools integrate with PubNub?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with PubNub
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to Socket.IO, PubNub, and NATS?

    • 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.

    See all alternatives to Socket.IO

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