cl-async VS wookie

Compare cl-async vs wookie and see what are their differences.


Asynchronous IO library for Common Lisp. (by orthecreedence)


Asynchronous HTTP server in common lisp (by orthecreedence)
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cl-async wookie
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235 180
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1.8 10.0
5 months ago about 2 years ago
Common Lisp Common Lisp
MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of cl-async. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-10-09.
  • Asynchronous web programming in CL?
    5 projects | | 9 Oct 2021
    As for the library offering the async primitives, cl-async seems to be comparable with asyncio - however, it's based on libuv (a different event loop) and I'm not sure whether it's advisable or idiomatic to mix it with Woo.


Posts with mentions or reviews of wookie. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-10-27.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing cl-async and wookie you can also consider the following projects:

woo - A fast non-blocking HTTP server on top of libev

cl-coroutine - Cl-coroutine is a coroutine library for Common Lisp. It uses cl-cont continuations library in its implementation.

doc - MGL-PAX fork, refactored into multiple files and backward incompatible.

cl-tbnl-gserver-tmgr - Hunchentoot Gserver based taskmanager

core-cl - (experimental, deprecated) Common Lisp core for Turtl. The goal is to put all logic in lisp, and embed in other runtimes (Node-webkit, Android, iOS). Note that most desktop/mobile browsers now support the features that turt/js needs to run, so turtl/core has reached the end of its life. It remains as a reference or as a great place to pick up from if lisp is needed in the future.