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Cowboy vs Zope: What are the differences?

What is Cowboy? Small, fast, modular HTTP server written in Erlang. Cowboy aims to provide a complete HTTP stack in a small code base. It is optimized for low latency and low memory usage, in part because it uses binary strings. Cowboy provides routing capabilities, selectively dispatching requests to handlers written in Erlang.

What is Zope? *A free and open source web application server written in the object-oriented programming language “Python” *. It is a family of free and open-source web application servers written in Python, and their associated online community. It stands for "Z Object Publishing Environment", and was the first system using the now common object publishing methodology for the Web.

Cowboy and Zope belong to "Web Servers" category of the tech stack.

Cowboy and Zope are both open source tools. It seems that Cowboy with 5.64K GitHub stars and 1.01K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Zope with 176 GitHub stars and 79 GitHub forks.

What is Cowboy?

Cowboy aims to provide a complete HTTP stack in a small code base. It is optimized for low latency and low memory usage, in part because it uses binary strings. Cowboy provides routing capabilities, selectively dispatching requests to handlers written in Erlang.

What is Zope?

It is a family of free and open-source web application servers written in Python, and their associated online community. It stands for "Z Object Publishing Environment", and was the first system using the now common object publishing methodology for the Web
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          Application/http-server for everything except static data.

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