Socket.IO 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 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?
Why do you like Socket.IO?

Why do developers choose Pushpin?
Why do you like Pushpin?

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 Pushpin?
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Companies

What companies use Socket.IO?
477 companies on StackShare use Socket.IO
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
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Socket.IO 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.

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