I am no expert, but I have enjoyed using the pre 1.0 versions of Channels and integrating it into my client work and side projects. I believe Channels is hugely promising and an elegant way to work new technologies such as WebSocket into Django while making it possible to still write clean readable Django code.
Huge debt of gratitude to Andrew Godwin and everyone who has contributed to Channels to make it possible.
Here are the resources for my talk:
And some even better Channel resources:
If you are thinking you want to use Channels in one of your projects and are looking for some help, you can hire me.
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