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Dropwizard vs Revel: 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 Revel? A high productivity, full-stack web framework for the Go language. Revel makes it easy to build web applications using the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern by relying on conventions that require a certain structure in your application. In return, it is very light on configuration and enables an extremely fast development cycle.

Dropwizard and Revel can be primarily classified as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.

"Quick and easy to get a new http service going" is the top reason why over 23 developers like Dropwizard, while over 12 developers mention "Go" as the leading cause for choosing Revel.

Dropwizard and Revel are both open source tools. Revel with 11.2K GitHub stars and 1.33K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Dropwizard with 7.25K GitHub stars and 3.04K GitHub forks.

Rent the Runway, Yammer, and Upwork are some of the popular companies that use Dropwizard, whereas Revel is used by RetargetApp, Alibre, and Jackpot Rising. Dropwizard has a broader approval, being mentioned in 51 company stacks & 12 developers stacks; compared to Revel, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 4 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 Revel?

Revel makes it easy to build web applications using the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern by relying on conventions that require a certain structure in your application. In return, it is very light on configuration and enables an extremely fast development cycle.
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