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What is OkHttp?

HTTP is the way modern applications network. It’s how we exchange data & media. Doing HTTP efficiently makes your stuff load faster and saves bandwidth.
OkHttp is a tool in the API Tools category of a tech stack.

Who uses OkHttp?

21 companies reportedly use OkHttp in their tech stacks, including Tokopedia, Avito, and IWB.

52 developers on StackShare have stated that they use OkHttp.

OkHttp's Features

  • HTTP/2 support allows all requests to the same host to share a socket.
  • Connection pooling reduces request latency (if HTTP/2 isn’t available).
  • Transparent GZIP shrinks download sizes.
  • Response caching avoids the network completely for repeat requests

OkHttp Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to OkHttp?
Retrofit turns your HTTP API into a Java interface
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.
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
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OkHttp's Followers
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