WebSocket-for-Python VS Flask-SocketIO

Compare WebSocket-for-Python vs Flask-SocketIO and see what are their differences.

WebSocket-for-Python

[Project on Hiatus] WebSocket client and server library for Python 2 and 3 as well as PyPy (ws4py 0.5.1) (by Lawouach)

Flask-SocketIO

Socket.IO integration for Flask applications. (by miguelgrinberg)
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WebSocket-for-Python Flask-SocketIO
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1,092 5,227
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2.1 6.0
over 2 years ago about 1 month ago
Python Python
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License MIT License
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WebSocket-for-Python

Posts with mentions or reviews of WebSocket-for-Python. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning WebSocket-for-Python yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

Flask-SocketIO

Posts with mentions or reviews of Flask-SocketIO. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-05-19.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing WebSocket-for-Python and Flask-SocketIO you can also consider the following projects:

django-channels - Developer-friendly asynchrony for Django

django-socketio - WebSockets for Django

websockets - Library for building WebSocket servers and clients in Python

python-socketio - Python Socket.IO server and client

AutobahnPython - WebSocket and WAMP in Python for Twisted and asyncio

Crossbar - Crossbar.io - WAMP application router

pusher django photo feed - A real-time photo feed using Django and Pusher

eventlet - Concurrent networking library for Python