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Framework for quickly creating connected applications in Kotlin
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What is Ktor?

It is a framework for building asynchronous servers and clients in connected systems using the Kotlin programming language.
Ktor is a tool in the Microframeworks (Backend) category of a tech stack.
Ktor is an open source tool with 6.2K GitHub stars and 481 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Ktor's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Ktor?


Ktor Integrations

IntelliJ IDEA, Windows, Kotlin, macOS, and Linux are some of the popular tools that integrate with Ktor. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with Ktor.

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Ktor's Features

  • Unopinionated
  • Asynchronous
  • Testable

Ktor Alternatives & Comparisons

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