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Uvicorn vs Caddy: What are the differences?

What is Uvicorn? The lightning-fast ASGI server. It is a lightning-fast ASGI server, built on uvloop and httptools Until recently Python has lacked a minimal low-level server/application interface for asyncio frameworks. The ASGI specification fills this gap, and means we're now able to start building a common set of tooling usable across all asyncio frameworks..

What is Caddy? The Ultimate Server with Automatic HTTPS. Caddy 2 is a powerful, enterprise-ready, open source web server with automatic HTTPS written in Go.

Uvicorn and Caddy can be primarily classified as "Web Servers" tools.

Some of the features offered by Uvicorn are:

  • ASGI server implementation
  • Supports HTTP/1.1 and WebSockets
  • Support for HTTP/2 is planned

On the other hand, Caddy provides the following key features:

  • Static file server
  • Reverse proxy
  • Load balancing

Uvicorn and Caddy are both open source tools. It seems that Caddy with 29.6K GitHub stars and 2.43K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Uvicorn with 2.94K GitHub stars and 214 GitHub forks.

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    Builtin HTTPS
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  • 2
    Runtime config API
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      What is Caddy?

      Caddy 2 is a powerful, enterprise-ready, open source web server with automatic HTTPS written in Go.

      What is Uvicorn?

      It is a lightning-fast ASGI server, built on uvloop and httptools. Until recently Python has lacked a minimal low-level server/application interface for asyncio frameworks. The ASGI specification fills this gap, and means we're now able to start building a common set of tooling usable across all asyncio frameworks.

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