Which self hosted Pub/Sub realtime technology (websockets etc) do you use and why?

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  • Centrifugo

    Scalable real-time messaging server in a language-agnostic way. Self-hosted alternative to Pubnub, Pusher, Ably. Set up once and forever.

    I can find socket.io, faye, deepstream.io , autobahn-js and nchan, centrifugo. Can you also explain why you chose it and if you had troubles with some other solution?

  • Socket.io

    Realtime application framework (Node.JS server)

    I can find socket.io, faye, deepstream.io , autobahn-js and nchan, centrifugo. Can you also explain why you chose it and if you had troubles with some other solution?

  • SurveyJS

    Open-Source JSON Form Builder to Create Dynamic Forms Right in Your App. With SurveyJS form UI libraries, you can build and style forms in a fully-integrated drag & drop form builder, render them in your JS app, and store form submission data in any backend, inc. PHP, ASP.NET Core, and Node.js.

  • Faye

    Simple pub/sub messaging for the web

    I can find socket.io, faye, deepstream.io , autobahn-js and nchan, centrifugo. Can you also explain why you chose it and if you had troubles with some other solution?

  • deepstream.io

    deepstream.io server

    I can find socket.io, faye, deepstream.io , autobahn-js and nchan, centrifugo. Can you also explain why you chose it and if you had troubles with some other solution?

  • AutobahnPython

    WebSocket and WAMP in Python for Twisted and asyncio

    I can find socket.io, faye, deepstream.io , autobahn-js and nchan, centrifugo. Can you also explain why you chose it and if you had troubles with some other solution?

  • WorkOS

    The modern identity platform for B2B SaaS. The APIs are flexible and easy-to-use, supporting authentication, user identity, and complex enterprise features like SSO and SCIM provisioning.

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