Tornado vs. Twisted vs. webapp2

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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 webapp2?

webapp2 is a simple. it follows the simplicity of webapp, but improves it in some ways: it adds better URI routing and exception handling, a full featured response object and a more flexible dispatching mechanism.

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Why do developers choose Twisted?
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Cons

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Companies

What companies use Tornado?
66 companies on StackShare use Tornado
What companies use Twisted?
6 companies on StackShare use Twisted
What companies use webapp2?
3 companies on StackShare use webapp2

Integrations

What tools integrate with Tornado?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Tornado
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What tools integrate with webapp2?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with webapp2

What are some alternatives to Tornado, Twisted, and webapp2?

  • 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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