Socket.IO vs. Pusher vs. PubNub

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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 Pusher?

Pusher is the category leader in delightful APIs for app developers building communication and collaboration features.

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.

Pros

Why do developers choose Socket.IO?
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Why do developers choose Pusher?
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    Why do developers choose PubNub?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Socket.IO?
    No Cons submitted yet for Socket.IO
    Downsides of Socket.IO?

    What are the cons of using Pusher?
    No Cons submitted yet for Pusher
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    What are the cons of using PubNub?
    No Cons submitted yet for PubNub
    Downsides of PubNub?

    Pricing

    How much does Socket.IO cost?
    How much does Pusher cost?
    Pusher Pricing
    How much does PubNub cost?
    PubNub Pricing

    Companies

    What companies use Socket.IO?
    480 companies on StackShare use Socket.IO
    What companies use Pusher?
    117 companies on StackShare use Pusher
    What companies use PubNub?
    36 companies on StackShare use PubNub

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Socket.IO?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with Socket.IO
    What tools integrate with Pusher?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with Pusher
    What tools integrate with PubNub?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with PubNub

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

    • Firebase - The Realtime App Platform
    • 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.
    • NATS - Lightweight publish-subscribe & distributed queueing messaging system

    See all alternatives to Socket.IO

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