BlueSocket VS Starscream

Compare BlueSocket vs Starscream and see what are their differences.

BlueSocket

Socket framework for Swift using the Swift Package Manager. Works on iOS, macOS, and Linux. (by Kitura)
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BlueSocket Starscream
0 2
1,277 7,128
0.7% -
3.0 2.1
4 months ago 12 days ago
Swift Swift
Apache License 2.0 Apache License 2.0
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BlueSocket

Posts with mentions or reviews of BlueSocket. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning BlueSocket yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

Starscream

Posts with mentions or reviews of Starscream. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.
  • I want to make a one-way messaging app but have no idea how to.
    1 project | reddit.com/r/SwiftUI | 30 Mar 2021
    [1] Use Starscreamfor Swift or check out a tutorial on Apple's built-in stuff. Check out this tutorial too, so you understand WebSocketsmore in-depth before you take the plunge.
  • Swift WebSockets: Starscream or URLSession in 2021?
    1 project | dev.to | 2 Mar 2021
    For Swift programmers targeting iOS, macOS, and other Apple platforms in 2021, there are two main libraries that can be used to connect to a WebSocket server: Starscream and URLSession. While both are capable libraries, they also have advantages and disadvantages which are important to consider before choosing one over the other.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing BlueSocket and Starscream you can also consider the following projects:

Socket.IO

SwiftWebSocket

SocketRocket

WebSocket - WebSocket implementation for use by Client and Server

SwiftSocket - The easy way to use sockets on Apple platforms

SocketIO-Kit - Socket.io iOS and OSX Client compatible with v1.0 and later

Alamofire - Elegant HTTP Networking in Swift

Swift-ActionCableClient - ActionCable is a new WebSocket server being released with Rails 5 which makes it easy to add real-time features to your app. This Swift client makes it dead-simple to connect with that server, abstracting away everything except what you need to get going.

SwifterSockets - A collection of socket utilities in Swift.