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What is Retrofit?

Retrofit turns your HTTP API into a Java interface
Retrofit is a tool in the API Tools category of a tech stack.
Retrofit is an open source tool with 42.7K GitHub stars and 7.3K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Retrofit's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Retrofit?

Companies
70 companies reportedly use Retrofit in their tech stacks, including Robinhood, Square, and doubleSlash.

Developers
148 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Retrofit.

Retrofit Integrations

Retrofit's Features

  • URL parameter replacement and query parameter support
  • Object conversion to request body (e.g., JSON, protocol buffers)
  • Multipart request body and file upload

Retrofit Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Retrofit?
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.
JavaScript
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
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
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.
Python
Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
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