What is uWebSockets?
It is a simple to use yet thoroughly optimized implementation of HTTP and WebSockets. It comes with built-in pub/sub support, HTTP routing, TLS 1.3, IPv6, permessage-deflate and is battle tested as one of the most popular implementations, reaching many end-users daily.
uWebSockets is a tool in the Realtime Backend / API category of a tech stack.
uWebSockets is an open source tool with 11K GitHub stars and 1.1K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to uWebSockets's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses uWebSockets?
Why developers like uWebSockets?
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- HTTP and Websockets
- Built-in pub/sub support
- HTTP routing
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