binnacle Beta

Web Push and WebSockets for Rails! Starting at $0/mo.

Native Browser Push

Combines the worlds of the Web Push API, the Notifications API and Web Sockets, to bring a seamless and unique experience to your users.

Easy Push Service - Web Sockets/Comet

Build robust real-time asynchronous applications using transports like WebSocket, Server Side Events and traditional Ajax Techniques.

Message Routing Control

Is your application polluted with “if-thens” to route messages, alert users, send emails, text messages?. Let Binnacle handle the complexity!

Real-Time Widgets

We’re building a library of ready-to-use UI and server-side widgets for Rails so that you can speed up the development of rich, interactive web applications.

Development Experience

Setting up a development environment for real-time can be a hassle. Binnacle blends with ActionCable and provides an easy to bootstrap environment.

Easy Setup

Easy setup. No complex configuration. Add the binnacle client for your platform, tells us who you are and start building near real time web applications with ease.

Build to Scale

Powered by Cassandra, Binnacle is build to scale.


We count everything and you can too! Collect metrics about anything that’s happening in your application. We’ll provide you with the tools.

Region Availability

The available application locations for this add-on are shown below, and depend on whether the application is deployed to a Common Runtime region or Private Space. Learn More

  • Common Runtime
  • Private Spaces
Region Available
United States Available
Europe Available
Region Available Installable in Space
Virginia Available
Oregon Available
Frankfurt Available
Tokyo Available
Sydney Available
Dublin Available

Plans & Pricing

    • Inbound Signals 10,000
    • Web Socket/Comet Pushes 10,000
    • Browser Native Pushes 1,000
    • Apps 2
    • Push Channels 10
    • Channel Publishers 2
    • Routing Rules 5
    • SSL Encryption
    • Data Retention 1
    • SMS Notifications 0
    • Webhook Invocations 5,000
    • Live Support
    • Account Collaborators 0
Install binnacle
heroku addons:create binnacle

To provision, copy the snippet into your CLI or use the install button above.

binnacle Documentation