There is some article talk about how to integrate Django with NodeJS. As we know, Django is great and powerful for certain tasks but in term of speed and multitask. We may need something else. I don’t know much about NodeJS but if we can let NodeJS handle realtime and multiplayer tasks. Django just focus on what it is great for (e.g. login authentication, and etc). Then maybe it is not a bad idea.
How to use both Django & NodeJS as backend for your application
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