WebSocket-for-Python VS django-channels

Compare WebSocket-for-Python vs django-channels 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)

django-channels

Developer-friendly asynchrony for Django (by django)
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WebSocket-for-Python django-channels
1 14
1,092 5,848
- 0.7%
2.1 6.5
over 2 years ago 12 days ago
Python Python
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" 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.

django-channels

Posts with mentions or reviews of django-channels. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-02-15.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing WebSocket-for-Python and django-channels you can also consider the following projects:

django-socketio - WebSockets for Django

Flask-SocketIO - Socket.IO integration for Flask applications.

websockets - Library for building WebSocket servers and clients in Python

Crossbar - Crossbar.io - WAMP application router

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

AutobahnPython - WebSocket and WAMP in Python for Twisted and asyncio

uvicorn - An ASGI web server, for Python. 🦄

DjangoChannelsGraphqlWs - Django Channels based WebSocket GraphQL server with Graphene-like subscriptions