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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 4K GitHub stars and 549 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Django Channels's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Django Channels?

Companies
9 companies reportedly use Django Channels in their tech stacks, including Webscope.io, GRVTY, and deepomatic.

Developers
6 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.
Node.js
Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.
ASP.NET
.NET is a developer platform made up of tools, programming languages, and libraries for building many different types of applications.
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