Socket.IO aims to make real-time apps possible in every browser and mobile device, blurring the differences between the different transport mechanisms.
- - Socket.io is the most popular Web-based, Windows, Mac & Linux alternative to Lightstreamer.
- - Socket.io is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to Lightstreamer.
Pusher is a hosted API for quickly, easily and securely adding scalable realtime functionality to web and mobile apps.
- - Pusher is the most popular Android, iPhone, iPad & Android Tablet alternative to Lightstreamer.
- - Pusher is the most popular commercial alternative to Lightstreamer.
Ably’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.