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Simple, secure & standards compliant web I/O for the most demanding of applications

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 17K GitHub stars and 1.7K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to uWebSockets's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses uWebSockets?


13 developers on StackShare have stated that they use uWebSockets.

uWebSockets Integrations

C++, Linux, Windows, macOS, and HarperDB are some of the popular tools that integrate with uWebSockets. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with uWebSockets.

Blog Posts

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uWebSockets's Features

  • HTTP and Websockets
  • Built-in pub/sub support
  • HTTP routing

uWebSockets Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to uWebSockets?
It enables real-time bidirectional event-based communication. It works on every platform, browser or device, focusing equally on reliability and speed.
It is a simple to use, blazing fast, and thoroughly tested WebSocket client and server implementation.
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
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