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Entries published on August 16, 2022

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Understanding async Python for the web

Recently Django 4.1 was released, and the thing most people seem interested in is the expanded async support. Meanwhile, for the last couple years the Python web ecosystem as a whole has been seeing new frameworks pop up which are fully async, or support going fully async, from the start.

But this raises a lot of questions, like: just what is “async” Python? Why do people care about it so much? And is it really that useful for building web apps? What are all these new frameworks and other tools about?

So let’s dive in. If you already have a good …

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