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Atmosphere vs Tornado: What are the differences?

Atmosphere: Realtime Client Server Framework for the JVM, supporting WebSockets and Cross-Browser Fallbacks Support. 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; Tornado: A Python web framework and asynchronous networking library, originally developed at FriendFeed. 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.

Atmosphere and Tornado belong to "Frameworks (Full Stack)" category of the tech stack.

"Cross-Browse" is the top reason why over 2 developers like Atmosphere, while over 34 developers mention "Open source" as the leading cause for choosing Tornado.

Atmosphere and Tornado are both open source tools. It seems that Tornado with 18K GitHub stars and 4.98K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Atmosphere with 3.34K GitHub stars and 720 GitHub forks.

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Pros of Atmosphere
Pros of Tornado
  • 3
    JVM
  • 3
    Cross-Browse
  • 2
    Open source
  • 2
    WebSockets
  • 37
    Open source
  • 31
    So fast
  • 27
    Great for microservices architecture
  • 20
    Websockets
  • 17
    Simple
  • 13
    Asynchronous
  • 10
    Python
  • 7
    Lightweight
  • 3
    Handles well persistent connexions

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Cons of Atmosphere
Cons of Tornado
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    • 2
      Event loop is complicated

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    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.

    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.

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