.NET vs Dropwizard: What are the differences?
.NET: A free, cross-platform, open source developer platform for building many different types of applications. .NET is a general purpose development platform. With .NET, you can use multiple languages, editors, and libraries to build native applications for web, mobile, desktop, gaming, and IoT for Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, and more; Dropwizard: Java framework for developing ops-friendly, high-performance, RESTful web services. 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.
.NET and Dropwizard can be categorized as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.
"Tight integration with visual studio" is the top reason why over 245 developers like .NET, while over 23 developers mention "Quick and easy to get a new http service going" as the leading cause for choosing Dropwizard.
.NET and Dropwizard are both open source tools. It seems that .NET with 11.1K GitHub stars and 2.4K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Dropwizard with 7.25K GitHub stars and 3.04K GitHub forks.
Stack Exchange, Microsoft, and Starbucks are some of the popular companies that use .NET, whereas Dropwizard is used by Rent the Runway, Yammer, and Upwork. .NET has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1566 company stacks & 239 developers stacks; compared to Dropwizard, which is listed in 51 company stacks and 12 developer stacks.
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