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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.

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 Yii?

Yii comes with: MVC, DAO/ActiveRecord, I18N/L10N, caching, authentication and role-based access control, scaffolding, testing, etc. It can reduce your development time significantly.
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          What are some alternatives to Escher, Tornado, and Yii?
          Node.js
          Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.
          ASP.NET
          .NET is a developer platform made up of tools, programming languages, and libraries for building many different types of applications.
          Rails
          Rails is a web-application framework that includes everything needed to create database-backed web applications according to the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern.
          Django
          Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
          Laravel
          It is a web application framework with expressive, elegant syntax. It attempts to take the pain out of development by easing common tasks used in the majority of web projects, such as authentication, routing, sessions, and caching.
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          SpreadServe uses TornadoTornado

          SpreadServe's RealTimeWebServer is built in Tornado. Spreadsheets loaded into SpreadServeEngine instances are projected into browsers using Tornado. Server side recalcs are pushed to the browser using web sockets.

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          papaver uses TornadoTornado

          setup an api for a client with tornado backend. incredibly fast and lightweight. unfortunately breaks down when using third party libraries which block internally.

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          Banyan uses TornadoTornado

          Tornado with Async/Await coroutines provided in Python 3.5 make up for an excellent stack for a micro-service.

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          Felipe Almeida uses YiiYii

          Yii is great. 90% of the work done by Yii.

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