What is gevent?
It is a coroutine -based Python networking library that uses greenlet to provide a high-level synchronous API on top of the libev or libuv event loop.
gevent is a tool in the Web Servers category of a tech stack.
gevent is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to gevent's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses gevent?
3 companies reportedly use gevent in their tech stacks, including Blue Shell Games, 1000mercis, and Toshokan BV.
Why developers like gevent?
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Python's finest evented I/O framework. Powering thousands of bets per second for four years running. gevent
- Fast event loop based on libev or libuv
- Lightweight execution units based on greenlets
- API that re-uses concepts from the Python standard library (for examples there are events and queues)
- Cooperative sockets with SSL support
- Cooperative DNS queries performed through a threadpool, dnspython, or c-ares
- Monkey patching utility to get 3rd party modules to become cooperative
- TCP/UDP/HTTP servers
- Subprocess support (through gevent.subprocess)
- Thread pools
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