What is Echo?
Echo is a fast and unfancy HTTP server framework for Go (Golang). Up to 10x faster than the rest.
Echo is a tool in the Microframeworks (Backend) category of a tech stack.
Echo is an open source tool with 14.8K GitHub stars and 1.3K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Echo's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Echo?
26 companies reportedly use Echo in their tech stacks, including Hazeorid, OrangeSys, and QuantumShoeBox.
49 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Echo.
Why developers like Echo?
Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Echo
- Optimized HTTP router which smartly prioritize routes
- Build robust and scalable RESTful APIs
- Run with standard HTTP server or FastHTTP server
- Group APIs
- Extensible middleware framework
- Define middleware at root, group or route level
- Data binding for JSON, XML and form payload
- Handy functions to send variety of HTTP responses
- Centralized HTTP error handling
- Template rendering with any template engine
- Define your format for the logger
- Highly customizable
Echo Alternatives & Comparisons
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