Socket.IO vs. PubNub vs. Pushpin

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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 Pushpin?

Pushpin is a reverse proxy server that makes it easy to build realtime web services. The project is unique among realtime push solutions in that it is designed to address the needs of API creators.

Pros

Why do developers choose Socket.IO?
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    Why do developers choose Pushpin?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Socket.IO?
    No Cons submitted yet for Socket.IO
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    What are the cons of using PubNub?
    No Cons submitted yet for PubNub
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    What are the cons of using Pushpin?
    No Cons submitted yet for Pushpin
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    Pricing

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

    Companies

    What companies use Socket.IO?
    479 companies on StackShare use Socket.IO
    What companies use PubNub?
    36 companies on StackShare use PubNub
    What companies use Pushpin?
    0 companies on StackShare use Pushpin

    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 Pushpin?

    • 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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