A type-safe HTTP client for Android and Java

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 32.4K Github Stars and 6.04K Github Forks. Here’s a link to Retrofit's open source repository on Github

Who Uses Retrofit?

19 companies use Retrofit including Square, Robinhood, and Samba Tech.

Why people like Retrofit

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Retrofit.



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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's alternatives

  • Postman - Postman is the only complete API development environment.
  • Amazon API Gateway - Create, publish, maintain, monitor, and secure APIs at any scale
  • Insomnia REST Client - The most intuitive cross-platform REST API Client 😴
  • Paw - The ultimate REST client for Mac
  • Runscope - API Performance Monitoring

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