Flask vs Twisted: What are the differences?
What is Flask? a microframework for Python based on Werkzeug, Jinja 2 and good intentions. Flask is intended for getting started very quickly and was developed with best intentions in mind.
What is Twisted? Event-driven networking engine written in Python. 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.
Flask belongs to "Microframeworks (Backend)" category of the tech stack, while Twisted can be primarily classified under "Frameworks (Full Stack)".
"Lightweight" is the primary reason why developers consider Flask over the competitors, whereas "Easy-to-understand concurrency" was stated as the key factor in picking Twisted.
Flask and Twisted are both open source tools. Flask with 45.2K GitHub stars and 12.7K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Twisted with 3.44K GitHub stars and 878 GitHub forks.
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