Tornado vs. Buffalo vs. Escher

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Description

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 Buffalo?

Buffalo is Go web framework. Yeah, I hate the word "framework" too! Buffalo is different though. Buffalo doesn't want to re-invent wheels like routing and templating. Buffalo is glue that wraps all of the best packages available and makes them all play nicely together.

What is Escher?

A web server for 2016. Escher's built-in web server allows you to create interactive UIs with very little code. It takes care of messaging between Julia and the browser under-the-hood. It can also hot-load code: you can see your UI evolve as you save your changes to it.

Pros

Why do developers choose Tornado?
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Why do developers choose Buffalo?
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Why do developers choose Escher?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Tornado?
No Cons submitted yet for Tornado
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What are the cons of using Buffalo?
No Cons submitted yet for Buffalo
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What are the cons of using Escher?
No Cons submitted yet for Escher
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Companies

What companies use Tornado?
66 companies on StackShare use Tornado
What companies use Buffalo?
1 companies on StackShare use Buffalo
What companies use Escher?
0 companies on StackShare use Escher

Integrations

What tools integrate with Tornado?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Tornado
What tools integrate with Buffalo?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Buffalo
What tools integrate with Escher?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Escher

What are some alternatives to Tornado, Buffalo, and Escher?

  • 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

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