websockets VS django-channels

Compare websockets vs django-channels and see what are their differences.

websockets

Library for building WebSocket servers and clients in Python (by python-websockets)

django-channels

Developer-friendly asynchrony for Django (by django)
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websockets django-channels
6 14
4,884 5,858
1.1% 0.9%
8.5 6.5
4 days ago 15 days ago
Python Python
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License
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websockets

Posts with mentions or reviews of websockets. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-07-20.

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 websockets and django-channels you can also consider the following projects:

django-socketio - WebSockets for Django

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

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

Crossbar - Crossbar.io - WAMP application router

python-kucoin - Kucoin REST and Websocket API python implementation

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. 🦄