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Pros of Twisted
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    Open source
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    So fast
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    Great for microservices architecture
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    Handles well persistent connexions
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      Easy-to-understand concurrency
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      Twisted prevails
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      It works
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      Solid, flexible, powerful

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      Event loop is complicated
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        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 Tower Web?

        Tower Web aims to decouple all HTTP concepts from the application logic. You define a "plain old Rust method" (PORM?). This method takes only the data it needs to complete and returns a struct representing the response. Tower Web does the rest.

        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.

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            What are some alternatives to Tornado, Tower Web, and Twisted?
            Flask is intended for getting started very quickly and was developed with best intentions in mind.
            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.
            Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
            .NET is a developer platform made up of tools, programming languages, and libraries for building many different types of applications.
            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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