Django vs Tornado: What are the differences?
What is Django? The Web framework for perfectionists with deadlines. Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
What is Tornado? A Python web framework and asynchronous networking library, originally developed at FriendFeed. By using non-blocking network I/O, Tornado can scale to tens of thousands of open connections, making it ideal for long polling, WebSockets, and other applications that require a long-lived connection to each user.
Django and Tornado can be primarily classified as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.
"Rapid development" is the primary reason why developers consider Django over the competitors, whereas "Open source" was stated as the key factor in picking Tornado.
Django and Tornado are both open source tools. It seems that Django with 42.3K GitHub stars and 18.2K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Tornado with 17.9K GitHub stars and 4.97K GitHub forks.
According to the StackShare community, Django has a broader approval, being mentioned in 979 company stacks & 882 developers stacks; compared to Tornado, which is listed in 69 company stacks and 16 developer stacks.
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