What is Javalin?
Javalin started as a fork of the Spark framework but quickly turned into a ground-up rewrite influenced by express.js. Both of these web frameworks are inspired by the modern micro web framework grandfather: Sinatra, so if you’re coming from Ruby then Javalin shouldn’t feel too unfamiliar.
Javalin is a tool in the Microframeworks (Backend) category of a tech stack.
Javalin is an open source tool with 5.5K GitHub stars and 471 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Javalin's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Javalin?
3 companies reportedly use Javalin in their tech stacks, including Deutsche Kreditbank AG, Braincube, and bimspot.io.
21 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Javalin.
Pros of Javalin
Rich support of template engines
Does not require IDEA plugins
Javalin Alternatives & Comparisons
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