Wt alternatives and similar libraries
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8.6 9.0 Wt VS drogonDrogon: A C++14/17 based HTTP web application framework running on Linux/macOS/Unix/Windows [Moved to: https://github.com/drogonframework/drogon]
8.4 8.0 Wt VS Oat++🌱Light and powerful C++ web framework for highly scalable and resource-efficient web application. It's zero-dependency and easy-portable.
5.1 7.7 Wt VS CutelystA C++ Web Framework built on top of Qt, using the simple approach of Catalyst (Perl) framework.
3.1 0.0 Wt VS QSimpleScadaQt based simple SCADA framework, with dashboard, static and dynamic components
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What is Wt ?
Wt is a C++ library for developing web applications. It consists of:
- libwt, a widget/rendering library
- libwthttp, an (async I/O) HTTP/WebSockets server
- libwtfcgi, a FastCGI connector library (Unix)
- libwtisapi, an ISAPI connector library (Windows)
- libwttest, a test connector environment
It also contains a C++ ORM, which can be used in a web application (obviously), but can also be used on its own:
- libwtdbo, a C++ ORM
- libwtdbopostgres, PostgreSQL backend
- libwtdbosqlite3, Sqlite3 backend
- libwtdbomysql, MySQL and MariaDB backend
- libwtdbomssqlserver, Microsoft SQL Server backend
- libwtdbofirebird, Firebird backend
For more information, see the homepage.
Optionally, you may want to add:
- OpenSSL for SSL and WebSockets support in the built-in httpd, the HTTP(S) client, and additional cryptographic hashes in the authentication module
- Haru PDF library which is used for painting to PDF
- GraphicsMagick which is used for painting to PNG, GIF (on Windows, Direct2D can be used instead)
- PostgreSQL for the PostgreSQL Dbo backend
- MySQL or MariaDB for the MySQL Dbo backend
- An ODBC driver for the Microsoft SQL Server Dbo backend, and unixODBC on Unix-like platforms
- Firebird for the Firebird Dbo backend
- Pango for improved font support in PDF and raster image painting. On Windows, DirectWrite can be used instead.
- ZLib for compression in the built-in httpd.
For the FastCGI connector, you also need:
- FastCGI development kit: you need the C/C++ library (libfcgi++)
Bugs can be reported here http://redmine.webtoolkit.eu/projects/wt/issues/new
Wt is available under two licenses:
- the GNU General Public License, Version 2, with OpenSSL exception. Only version 2 of the GPL applies. See the [
LICENSE](LICENSE) file for more information.
- a commercial license, which does not require you to distribute the source code of your application. Request a quotation online or contact [email protected] for more information.
doc/licenses.md](doc/licenses.md) for an exhaustive list of the licenses
used by Wt, source code from external sources included in Wt
and common (optional) external dependencies.
*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the Wt README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.