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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.
Twisted is a tool in the Frameworks (Full Stack) category of a tech stack.
Twisted is an open source tool with 3.7K GitHub stars and 926 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Twisted's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Twisted?

8 companies reportedly use Twisted in their tech stacks, including FiveStars, Scrunch, and s4.

24 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Twisted.

Why developers like Twisted?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Twisted

Twisted Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Twisted?
Twist is a communication app for teams who believe there’s more to work than keeping up with group chat apps, created by the makers of Todoist.
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.
.NET is a developer platform made up of tools, programming languages, and libraries for building many different types of applications.
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 is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
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Twisted's Followers
24 developers follow Twisted to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Xiaojie Fan
CHOI, Jaehoon
Shawn Niederriter
Moshe Zadka
Dariusz Bączkowski
Carlos García