Socks VS Socket.IO

Compare Socks vs Socket.IO and see what are their differences.


🔌 Non-blocking TCP socket layer, with event-driven server and client. (by vapor-community)
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Socks Socket.IO
- 4
574 5,145
0.0% 0.3%
0.0 4.3
almost 6 years ago about 1 month ago
Swift Swift
MIT License GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
The number of mentions indicates the total number of mentions that we've tracked plus the number of user suggested alternatives.
Stars - the number of stars that a project has on GitHub. Growth - month over month growth in stars.
Activity is a relative number indicating how actively a project is being developed. Recent commits have higher weight than older ones.
For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.


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

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


Posts with mentions or reviews of Socket.IO. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-21.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Socks and Socket.IO you can also consider the following projects:

WebSocket - WebSocket implementation for use by Client and Server

Starscream - Websockets in swift for iOS and OSX

SwiftSocket - The easy way to use sockets on Apple platforms

Alamofire - Elegant HTTP Networking in Swift



Moya - Network abstraction layer written in Swift.

BlueSocket - Socket framework for Swift using the Swift Package Manager. Works on iOS, macOS, and Linux.