Pion WebRTC VS janus-gateway

Compare Pion WebRTC vs janus-gateway and see what are their differences.

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Pion WebRTC janus-gateway
31 6
8,072 5,935
4.4% 2.0%
9.0 9.2
8 days ago 5 days ago
Go C
MIT License GNU General Public License v3.0 only
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Pion WebRTC

Posts with mentions or reviews of Pion WebRTC. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-10-11.
  • How we make WebRTC be easier?
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-10-11
    Hey HN,

    For the past couple of years I have been working on open source software[0] + a free book[1] to make WebRTC easier. I am trying to find the other gaps in the space. Would love to hear what people find difficult about it still!

    Even if you don't have a solution would be great just to get a feel for where people are at in the space.

    [0] https://github.com/pion/webrtc

    [1] https://webrtcforthecurious.com

    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-10-11
  • Pion WebRTC v3.1.0 Released
    reddit.com/r/WebRTC | 2021-09-23
    reddit.com/r/golang | 2021-09-23
  • Share video feed (camera, screen, file, etc.) from ffmpeg to web(rtc)
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-09-22
  • Ask HN: What are some tools / libraries you built yourself?
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-05-16
    I started (but many many others contributed) to the Go implementation of WebRTC Pion WebRTC https://github.com/pion/webrtc

    Along the way I worked on a Go implemenation of DTLS that gets used on its own a bit https://github.com/pion/dtls

    In another life I wrote Therac https://github.com/sean-der/therac. A PHP debugger that was viewable from a browser. I was a remote at the time (2015) and it was a great tool to use with others.

    I also wrote fail2web https://github.com/sean-der/fail2web a web frontend to fail2ban

  • WebRTC over Asp.Net Core - Any examples?
    reddit.com/r/csharp | 2021-05-07
    I'm currently building a new product with .NET 5 that creates a WebRTC data channel with clients and also sends them video over WebRTC. In preparation, I evaluated the current WebRTC landscape. The gist is that almost all WebRTC implementations are in other languages (usually C++), so native interop is nearly unavoidable if you want to use C#. I ultimately decided to create a small native library (.so file) using the excellent Pion WebRTC library for Go and then created a C# wrapper for it using C#'s native interop APIs (e.g. DllImport, Marshal.GetFunctionPointerForDelegate()). So far this has been working well and I have both data communication and video streams working, but I should add the caveat that I haven't shipped the service to production yet (I'm still a couple months of development away from that).
    reddit.com/r/csharp | 2021-05-07
    I meant to mention: I thought about creating an open-source library for the Pion wrapper, but it's currently quite specific to my application in order to reduce the number of calls needed from C# to Go and vice versa. Perhaps I'll write a blog post in the future, though. In the meantime, the approach I took was to start with one of Pion's examples and then turn it into a static library by using cgo to export functions with C linkage and building it as a shared library like this:
  • How can I broadcast my webrtc (many to many) call using rtmp
    reddit.com/r/WebRTC | 2021-04-19
    Your best bet would be GStreamer or ffmpeg. I made a simple example using Pion WebRTC here
  • Play Diablo on Browser Collaboratively
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-04-15

janus-gateway

Posts with mentions or reviews of janus-gateway. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-08-17.
  • Casey Muratori: refterm and the philosophy of non-pessimization (how you can make programs run 100x faster without optimizations)
    This all changes when you are actually a domain expert: You can treat the various components as a "white box" because you see the forest for the trees and can make cross-cutting assumptions which will inherently make the code faster. I've noticed a lot of projects written by domain experts are often these giant clusterfucks of C that violate pretty much every guideline there are so many Medium blogs about, and yet they're very stable and widely used. See: https://github.com/meetecho/janus-gateway for example.
  • Stop using Zoom, Hamburg’s data protection agency warns state government
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-08-17
    Yes, there are many self-hosted options out there. https://github.com/meetecho/janus-gateway works well for multi-party video with up to about 15 users in a room assuming everyone has a reasonably reliable connection.
  • WebRTC over Asp.Net Core - Any examples?
    reddit.com/r/csharp | 2021-05-07
    - Janus (C / C++)
  • Building a customer support solution focused on video calls
    You can also take a look at https://github.com/meetecho/janus-gateway which can help you implement the video call part (as well as more traditional rtc scenario)
  • need suggestions for options for media server (WebRTC preferred)
    reddit.com/r/WebRTC | 2021-04-14
    You can try janus https://janus.conf.meetecho.com/
  • Show HN: WebRTC-Echoes: Interop for C#, C++, Python, TypeScript, Go and Servers
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-03-29

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Pion WebRTC and janus-gateway you can also consider the following projects:

mediasoup - Cutting Edge WebRTC Video Conferencing

livekit-server - Scalable, production-grade WebRTC video conferencing. SDKs for web & mobile.

M3U8 - Parser and generator of M3U8-playlists for Apple HLS. Library for Go language. :cinema:

jitsi - Jitsi is an audio/video and chat communicator that supports protocols such as SIP, XMPP/Jabber, IRC and many other useful features.

awesome-pion - A curated list of awesome things related to Pion

peerjs - Simple peer-to-peer with WebRTC

goav - Golang bindings for FFmpeg

SIPSorcery - A WebRTC, SIP and VoIP library for C# and .NET. Designed for real-time communications apps.

media-server-node - WebRTC Media Server for Node.js

ion - Real-Distributed RTC System by pure Go and Flutter

galene - The Galène videoconference server