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Java framework for developing ops-friendly, high-performance, RESTful web services
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What is Dropwizard?

Dropwizard is a sneaky way of making fast Java web applications. Dropwizard pulls together stable, mature libraries from the Java ecosystem into a simple, light-weight package that lets you focus on getting things done.
Dropwizard is a tool in the Frameworks (Full Stack) category of a tech stack.
Dropwizard is an open source tool with 7.3K GitHub stars and 3K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Dropwizard's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Dropwizard?

Companies
60 companies reportedly use Dropwizard in their tech stacks, including Yammer, Opower, and ClassPass.

Developers
124 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Dropwizard.

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Why developers like Dropwizard?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Dropwizard
Dropwizard Reviews

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Dropwizard in their tech stack.

StackShare Editors
StackShare Editors
| 1 upvotes · 420 views
atUber TechnologiesUber Technologies
Dropwizard
Java

The highest-volume service in Uber’s Map Services is a service called Gurafu, which provides sophisticated routing. Gurafu runs a Java-based stack and is built on top of the DropWizard framework.

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Malvern Kamukondiwa
Malvern Kamukondiwa
Web Solutions Architect at Adthena · | 1 upvotes · 299 views
atAdthena Ltd.Adthena Ltd.
Dropwizard

We use Dropwizard because it pulls together stable, mature libraries that most Java web engineers will be familiar with. It has out of the box support for sophisticated configuration, application metrics, logging and operational tools.

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Dropwizard Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Dropwizard?
Spring Boot
Spring Boot makes it easy to create stand-alone, production-grade Spring based Applications that you can "just run". We take an opinionated view of the Spring platform and third-party libraries so you can get started with minimum fuss. Most Spring Boot applications need very little Spring configuration.
Play
Play Framework makes it easy to build web applications with Java & Scala. Play is based on a lightweight, stateless, web-friendly architecture. Built on Akka, Play provides predictable and minimal resource consumption (CPU, memory, threads) for highly-scalable applications.
Node.js
Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.
Rails
Rails is a web-application framework that includes everything needed to create database-backed web applications according to the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern.
Android SDK
Android provides a rich application framework that allows you to build innovative apps and games for mobile devices in a Java language environment.
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Dropwizard's Followers
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