Meteor vs. Tornado vs. Twisted

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What is Meteor?

A Meteor application is a mix of JavaScript that runs inside a client web browser, JavaScript that runs on the Meteor server inside a Node.js container, and all the supporting HTML fragments, CSS rules, and static assets.

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.
Why do developers choose Meteor?
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Why do developers choose Tornado?
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Why do developers choose Twisted?
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What are the cons of using Meteor?
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What are the cons of using Tornado?
No Cons submitted yet for Tornado
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What are the cons of using Twisted?
No Cons submitted yet for Twisted
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How much does Meteor cost?
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How much does Twisted cost?
What companies use Meteor?
251 companies on StackShare use Meteor
What companies use Tornado?
75 companies on StackShare use Tornado
What companies use Twisted?
9 companies on StackShare use Twisted
What tools integrate with Meteor?
11 tools on StackShare integrate with Meteor
What tools integrate with Tornado?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Tornado
No integrations listed yet

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

  • 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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