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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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
Postman is the only complete API development environment, used by nearly five million developers and more than 100,000 companies worldwide.
Amazon API Gateway
Amazon API Gateway handles all the tasks involved in accepting and processing up to hundreds of thousands of concurrent API calls, including traffic management, authorization and access control, monitoring, and API version management.
Insomnia REST Client
Insomnia is a powerful REST API Client with cookie management, environment variables, code generation, and authentication for Mac, Window, and Linux.
Paw is a full-featured and beautifully designed Mac app that makes interaction with REST services delightful. Either you are an API maker or consumer, Paw helps you build HTTP requests, inspect the server's response and even generate client code.
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OkHttp's Followers
3 developers follow OkHttp to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Rishabh Joshi
Yasir Karam
Jing Li