Tornado vs. Iris vs. Atmosphere

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What is 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.

What is Iris?

The fastest web framework for Go.

What is Atmosphere?

The Atmosphere Framework contains client and server side components for building Asynchronous Web Applications. The majority of popular frameworks are either supporting Atmosphere or supported natively by the framework. The Atmosphere Framework supports all major Browsers and Servers.
Why do developers choose Tornado?
Why do you like Tornado?

Why do developers choose Iris?
Why do you like Iris?

Why do developers choose Atmosphere?
Why do you like Atmosphere?

What are the cons of using Tornado?
No Cons submitted yet for Tornado
Downsides of Tornado?

What are the cons of using Iris?
No Cons submitted yet for Iris
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What are the cons of using Atmosphere?
No Cons submitted yet for Atmosphere
Downsides of Atmosphere?

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How much does Tornado cost?
How much does Iris cost?
How much does Atmosphere cost?
What companies use Tornado?
75 companies on StackShare use Tornado
What companies use Iris?
1 companies on StackShare use Iris
What companies use Atmosphere?
2 companies on StackShare use Atmosphere
What tools integrate with Tornado?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Tornado
What tools integrate with Iris?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Iris
What tools integrate with Atmosphere?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Atmosphere

What are some alternatives to Tornado, Iris, and Atmosphere?

  • Node.js - Node.js is a platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications
  • Rails - Web development that doesn't hurt
  • Android SDK - The Android SDK provides you the API libraries and developer tools necessary to build, test, and debug apps for Android.
  • Django - The Web framework for perfectionists with deadlines

See all alternatives to Tornado



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