Vapor vs Actix: What are the differences?
Vapor: A type-safe web framework for Swift. Vapor is the first true web framework for Swift. It provides a beautifully expressive foundation for your app without tying you to any single server implementation; Actix: An actor system and web framework for Rust. It web is a simple, pragmatic and extremely fast web framework for Rust. Actors are objects which encapsulate state and behavior, they communicate exclusively by exchanging messages.
Vapor and Actix can be primarily classified as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.
Some of the features offered by Vapor are:
- Pure Swift (No makefiles, module maps)
- Beautifully expressive
On the other hand, Actix provides the following key features:
- Type Safe
- Feature Rich
Vapor and Actix are both open source tools. It seems that Vapor with 17.1K GitHub stars and 1.01K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Actix with 3.3K GitHub stars and 216 GitHub forks.