Dropwizard vs Escher: What are the differences?
What is 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.
What is Escher? An Elm-like web framework for Julia. A web server for 2016. Escher's built-in web server allows you to create interactive UIs with very little code. It takes care of messaging between Julia and the browser under-the-hood. It can also hot-load code: you can see your UI evolve as you save your changes to it.
Dropwizard and Escher can be categorized as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.
Dropwizard and Escher are both open source tools. Dropwizard with 7.25K GitHub stars and 3.04K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Escher with 312 GitHub stars and 63 GitHub forks.