What is Unifrost?
It is a go module for relaying pubsub messages to the web via SSE(Eventsource). It is based on Twitter's implementation for real-time event-streaming in their new web app.
Unifrost is a tool in the Realtime Backend / API category of a tech stack.
Unifrost is an open source tool with 168 GitHub stars and 8 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Unifrost's open source repository on GitHub
Kafka, RabbitMQ, Golang, Google Cloud Pub/Sub, and NATS are some of the popular tools that integrate with Unifrost. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with Unifrost.
- Supports Go modules
- Uses Server-Sent-Events
- Can be embedded in your api server
Unifrost Alternatives & Comparisons
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