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Dropwizard vs Ratpack: What are the differences?

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; Ratpack: A toolkit for web applications on the JVM. It is a set of Java libraries for building scalable HTTP applications It is a lean and powerful foundation. Its apps are lightweight, fast, composable with other tools and libraries, easy to test and enjoyable to develop..

Dropwizard and Ratpack belong to "Frameworks (Full Stack)" category of the tech stack.

Dropwizard and Ratpack are both open source tools. Dropwizard with 7.3K GitHub stars and 3.05K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Ratpack with 1.81K GitHub stars and 366 GitHub forks.

Yammer, ClassPass, and Okta are some of the popular companies that use Dropwizard, whereas Ratpack is used by Tradier, azampar, and Deutsche Bahn. Dropwizard has a broader approval, being mentioned in 62 company stacks & 127 developers stacks; compared to Ratpack, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

What is Dropwizard?

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 Ratpack?

It is a set of Java libraries for building scalable HTTP applications. It is a lean and powerful foundation. Its apps are lightweight, fast, composable with other tools and libraries, easy to test and enjoyable to develop.
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