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What is Convergence?

It is an engine for real-time collaboration. Out of the box, it includes everything a developer would need to add real-time co-editing functionality to any web application.
Convergence is a tool in the Realtime Code Collaboration category of a tech stack.

Who uses Convergence?

Convergence's Features

  • Javascript/Typescript API
  • Real-time data synchronization
  • Automatic conflict resolution
  • Mouse / cursor sharing API
  • Built-in database
  • Document playback
  • On-premise
  • Built-in authentication
  • Access control (authorization) support

Convergence Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Convergence?
Visual Studio Live Share
When you start a live share session in Visual Studio 2017 or Visual Studio Code, your teammates get instant and secure access to your code in their own tool – no need to clone, copy, or configure anything.
Teletype for Atom
Teletype introduces the concept of real-time "portals" for sharing workspaces. When a host opens a portal, their active tab becomes a shared workspace. There, invited collaborators can join in and make edits in real time. As the host moves between files, collaborators follow along with the active tab automatically.
GitDuck enables you to talk and collaborate in real-time by sharing your code and terminal on a video call.
Work together like you’re in the same room. Blazing-fast screen sharing, multiplayer control, crystal-clear voice and high-quality video. It is perfect for pair programming. Supports Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and mobile browsers.
Remote pairing within the Atom.IO text editor, powered by Pusher.
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