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Blade vs Finatra: What are the differences?

Developers describe Blade as "A Java Web Framework". Blade is a lightweight MVC framework. It is based on the principles of simplicity and elegance. On the other hand, Finatra is detailed as "Fast, testable, Scala services built on TwitterServer and Finagle, by Twitter". At Twitter, Finagle provides the building blocks for most of the code written on the JVM. It has long-served as Twitter's extensible, protocol-agnostic, highly-scalable RPC framework.

Blade and Finatra can be primarily classified as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.

Some of the features offered by Blade are:

  • Lightweight
  • Modular
  • Supports plug-in extensions

On the other hand, Finatra provides the following key features:

  • Production use as Twitter’s HTTP framework
  • ~50 times faster than v1.6 in several benchmarks
  • Powerful feature and integration test support

Blade and Finatra are both open source tools. Blade with 4.82K GitHub stars and 1.01K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Finatra with 1.93K GitHub stars and 355 GitHub forks.

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What is Blade?

Blade is a lightweight MVC framework. It is based on the principles of simplicity and elegance.

What is Finatra?

At Twitter, Finagle provides the building blocks for most of the code written on the JVM. It has long-served as Twitter's extensible, protocol-agnostic, highly-scalable RPC framework.
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