Free Pubnub Alternatives

    The best free alternative to Pubnub is Firebase. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Pubnub and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Pubnub are GUN (Free, Open Source), MongooseIM platform (Free, Open Source), OneSignal (Freemium) and deepstream.io (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Feb 16, 2021

    1. The CleverTap platform offers blazing fast app and web analytics, powerful segmentation and multiple ways to engage with your users via push notifications, in-app messages, emails, web pop-ups, SMS and web push notifications.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      An open source Pusher server implementation compatible with Pusher client libraries written in GO.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer maintained. Last version, 1.2.0, released in August 2016, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

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      COKE is a lightweight node.js MVC framework that speeds up your web development. It's simple, it's modularized, it's somking fast! Features MVC structure. Mongoose as ODM (mongodb), supports validation.

      Discontinued

      The official website coke-js.org seems no longer available. Last version, v0.25.3, released in February 2015, can be still downloaded from Github together with the source code.

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      Frisby is a REST API testing framework built on node.js and Jasmine that makes testing API endpoints easy, fast, and fun.
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      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Pushy is a reliable push notification gateway for time-sensitive, mission-critical apps. - Highly-Reliable: A dedicated MQTT connection on Android improves push notification delivery in critical situations.


      • FreemiumProprietary
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      • WiX.com
      Simple push is a tailor made push notifications app for Wix.
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      Backend as a Service provided by Kinvey makes it easier to develop beautiful mobile, tablet, and web apps.
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      WebSocket as a Service. Build blazing fast realtime apps. No server, no daemon, just JavaScript.
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      • FreeProprietary
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      PushTry an online tool to test Apple push notification service (APNS), Google cloud messaging (GCM) and Firebase Cloud Messaging (FCM) on devices from your browser anywhere, anytime.
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    2. The OpenPush project aims to create a free and open source self-hosted replacement for Android Push Notifications usually sent through Google's proprietary Firebase Cloud Messaging platform.
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