Socket.IO vs. Pusher

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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.

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    Cons

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    Pricing

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    Companies

    What companies use Socket.IO?
    490 companies on StackShare use Socket.IO
    What companies use Pusher?
    118 companies on StackShare use Pusher

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Socket.IO?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with Socket.IO
    What tools integrate with Pusher?
    7 tools on StackShare integrate with Pusher

    What are some alternatives to Socket.IO and Pusher?

    • 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.
    • PubNub - Build real-time apps quickly and scale them globally.

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