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 4K GitHub stars and 969 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Twisted's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Twisted?
9 companies reportedly use Twisted in their tech stacks, including CENTUM research & technology, FiveStars, and Scrunch.
31 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Twisted.
Twisted Alternatives & Comparisons
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