Tornado vs. Twisted vs. Dancer



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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 Twisted?

Twisted is an event-driven networking engine written in Python and licensed under the open source ​MIT license. Twisted runs on Python 2 and an ever growing subset also works with Python 3. Twisted also supports many common network protocols, including SMTP, POP3, IMAP, SSHv2, and DNS.

What is Dancer?

Dancer is a free and open source micro web application framework written in Perl.

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Pros

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Why do developers choose Twisted?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Tornado?
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What are the cons of using Twisted?
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What are the cons of using Dancer?
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Companies

What companies use Tornado?
74 companies on StackShare use Tornado
What companies use Twisted?
7 companies on StackShare use Twisted
What companies use Dancer?
4 companies on StackShare use Dancer

Integrations

What tools integrate with Tornado?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Tornado
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What tools integrate with Dancer?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Dancer

What are some alternatives to Tornado, Twisted, and Dancer?

  • 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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