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Ably is described as '’s APIs provide developers with the infrastructure to power realtime functionality at any scale. Instead of building and operating infrastructure, engineers can focus on shipping the features and functionality that matter to their customers' and is an website in the development category. There are nine alternatives to Ably, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux and Android. The best alternative is Firebase, which is free. Other great sites and apps similar to Ably are Supabase, Etebase, Socket.io and deepstream.io.

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  1. Firebase gives you the tools and infrastructure to build better apps and grow successful businesses.

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  2. Supabase icon

    Supabase

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    The open source Firebase alternative. Supabase adds realtime and restful APIs to Postgres without a single line of code.

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    Etebase

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Etebase makes it easy to build end-to-end encrypted applications by taking care of the encryption and its related challenges.

    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionEtebase has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
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    Socket.io

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • JavaScript
    • C++
    • Java
    • Node.JS

    Socket.IO aims to make real-time apps possible in every browser and mobile device, blurring the differences between the different transport mechanisms.

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    deepstream.io

    • FreeOpen Source
    • macOS
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    deepstream.io is a clusterable realtime server that handles persistent tcp and websocket connections. It offers data-sync, pub/sub and request/response. It's available for Linux, Mac and Windows and comes with clients in JS, Java and many others.

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    Pubnub

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • iPad

    Disc works in your device.

    ⚫︎ Sync with Google CalendarPubnub can be synchronized with Google Calendar
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    Pusher

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Pusher is a hosted API for quickly, easily and securely adding scalable realtime functionality to web and mobile apps.

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    Scaledrone

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad

    Scaledrone is a realtime messaging service and platform. Send live updates, create chatrooms and collaborative tools.

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    Lightstreamer

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Blackberry 10

    Lightstreamer is a server for delivering real-time messages to browser-based and mobile applications, using WebSockets and HTTP. Features include dynamic throttling, bandwidth and frequency control, delta delivery, and total control over security and the quality of service.

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