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What is Finagle?

Finagle is an extensible RPC system for the JVM, used to construct high-concurrency servers. Finagle implements uniform client and server APIs for several protocols, and is designed for high performance and concurrency.
Finagle is a tool in the Concurrency Frameworks category of a tech stack.
Finagle is an open source tool with 7.4K GitHub stars and 1.3K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Finagle's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Finagle?

13 companies reportedly use Finagle in their tech stacks, including CentralApp, personable.io, and QuizUp.

36 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Finagle.

Why developers like Finagle?

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Finagle Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Finagle?
At Twitter, Finagle provides the building blocks for most of the code written on the JVM. It has long-served as Twitter's extensible, protocol-agnostic, highly-scalable RPC framework.
gRPC is a modern open source high performance RPC framework that can run in any environment. It can efficiently connect services in and across data centers with pluggable support for load balancing, tracing, health checking...
Akka is a toolkit and runtime for building highly concurrent, distributed, and resilient message-driven applications on the JVM.
RxJS is a library for reactive programming using Observables, to make it easier to compose asynchronous or callback-based code. This project is a rewrite of Reactive-Extensions/RxJS with better performance, better modularity, better debuggable call stacks, while staying mostly backwards compatible, with some breaking changes that reduce the API surface.
Netty is a NIO client server framework which enables quick and easy development of network applications such as protocol servers and clients. It greatly simplifies and streamlines network programming such as TCP and UDP socket server.
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