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?
9 companies reportedly use OkHttp in their tech stacks, including Android, Gridle, and Tokopedia.
7 developers on StackShare have stated that they use OkHttp.
Why developers like OkHttp?
Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use OkHttp
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- 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
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