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What is Ratpack?

It is a set of Java libraries for building scalable HTTP applications. It is a lean and powerful foundation. Its apps are lightweight, fast, composable with other tools and libraries, easy to test and enjoyable to develop.
Ratpack is a tool in the Java Tools category of a tech stack.
Ratpack is an open source tool with 1.9K GitHub stars and 397 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Ratpack's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Ratpack?

4 companies reportedly use Ratpack in their tech stacks, including Reisendeninformation, Tradier, and Backend-Webapp.

9 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Ratpack.

Ratpack Integrations

Ratpack's Features

  • Lean & powerful HTTP apps
  • toolkit for creating high performance web applications

Ratpack Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Ratpack?
Spring Boot
Spring Boot makes it easy to create stand-alone, production-grade Spring based Applications that you can "just run". We take an opinionated view of the Spring platform and third-party libraries so you can get started with minimum fuss. Most Spring Boot applications need very little Spring configuration.
A key element of Spring is infrastructural support at the application level: Spring focuses on the "plumbing" of enterprise applications so that teams can focus on application-level business logic, without unnecessary ties to specific deployment environments.
Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.
Grails is a framework used to build web applications with the Groovy programming language. The core framework is very extensible and there are numerous plugins available that provide easy integration of add-on features.
Dropwizard is a sneaky way of making fast Java web applications. Dropwizard pulls together stable, mature libraries from the Java ecosystem into a simple, light-weight package that lets you focus on getting things done.
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