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Runtime for writing reliable asynchronous applications with Rust
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What is Tokio?

It is an open source library providing an asynchronous, event driven platform for building fast, reliable, and lightweight network applications. It leverages Rust's ownership and concurrency model to ensure thread safety.
Tokio is a tool in the Concurrency Frameworks category of a tech stack.
Tokio is an open source tool with 20.6K GitHub stars and 1.9K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Tokio's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Tokio?

7 companies reportedly use Tokio in their tech stacks, including Foretag, Sheetless, and Transumption.

20 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Tokio.

Tokio Integrations

Tokio's Features

  • Zero-cost abstractions
  • Concurrency
  • Ownership and type system
  • No garbage collector
  • Non-blocking I/O

Tokio Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Tokio?
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