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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 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 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 Tornado, Twisted, 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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