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What is Twisted?
Twisted is an event-driven networking engine written in Python and licensed under the MIT license.
See the FAQ for commonly asked questions about Twisted.
If you want to get started with Twisted, the first thing you should do is read the Twisted Core Documentation.
Twisted projects variously support TCP, UDP, SSL/TLS, multicast, Unix sockets, a large number of protocols (including HTTP, NNTP, IMAP, SSH, IRC, FTP, and others), and much more.
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