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Django Channels

It extends Django's abilities beyond HTTP - to handle WebSockets, chat protocols, IoT protocols
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What is Django Channels?

It does this by taking the core of Django and adding a fully asynchronous layer underneath, running Django itself in a synchronous mode but handling connections and sockets asynchronously, and giving you the choice to write in either style.
Django Channels is a tool in the Frameworks (Full Stack) category of a tech stack.
Django Channels is an open source tool with 4.8K GitHub stars and 662 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Django Channels's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Django Channels?

Companies
16 companies reportedly use Django Channels in their tech stacks, including Platform, asencis, and GRVTY.

Developers
51 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Django Channels.
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Django Channels Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Django Channels?
Twisted
Twisted is an event-driven networking engine written in Python and licensed under the open source ​MIT license. Twisted runs on Python 2 and an ever growing subset also works with Python 3. Twisted also supports many common network protocols, including SMTP, POP3, IMAP, SSHv2, and DNS.
Tornado
By using non-blocking network I/O, Tornado can scale to tens of thousands of open connections, making it ideal for long polling, WebSockets, and other applications that require a long-lived connection to each user.
Celery
Celery is an asynchronous task queue/job queue based on distributed message passing. It is focused on real-time operation, but supports scheduling as well.
Pushpin
Pushpin is a reverse proxy server that makes it easy to build realtime web services. The project is unique among realtime push solutions in that it is designed to address the needs of API creators.
asyncio
This module provides infrastructure for writing single-threaded concurrent code using coroutines, multiplexing I/O access over sockets and other resources, running network clients and servers, and other related primitives.
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