What is Cowboy?
Cowboy aims to provide a complete HTTP stack in a small code base. It is optimized for low latency and low memory usage, in part because it uses binary strings. Cowboy provides routing capabilities, selectively dispatching requests to handlers written in Erlang.
Cowboy is a tool in the Web Servers category of a tech stack.
Cowboy is an open source tool with 6.5K GitHub stars and 1.1K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Cowboy's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Cowboy?
564 companies reportedly use Cowboy in their tech stacks, including GrubHub, Paystack, and Deloitte.
27 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Cowboy.
Pros of Cowboy
Good to use with Erlang
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