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What is ws?

It is a simple to use, blazing fast, and thoroughly tested WebSocket client and server implementation.
ws is a tool in the Realtime Backend / API category of a tech stack.
ws is an open source tool with 21.4K GitHub stars and 2.4K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to ws's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses ws?

22 companies reportedly use ws in their tech stacks, including ElonSucks.org, Phabricator, and Platform.

298 developers on StackShare have stated that they use ws.

ws Integrations

Blog Posts

Oct 3 2019 at 7:13PM

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ws's Features

  • Simple to use
  • Blazing fast
  • WebSocket client and server for Node.js

ws Alternatives & Comparisons

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ws's Followers
189 developers follow ws to keep up with related blogs and decisions.