Spark Framework vs Ktor: What are the differences?
Developers describe Spark Framework as "A micro framework for creating web applications in Kotlin and Java 8 with minimal effort". It is a simple and expressive Java/Kotlin web framework DSL built for rapid development. Its intention is to provide an alternative for Kotlin/Java developers that want to develop their web applications as expressive as possible and with minimal boilerplate. On the other hand, Ktor is detailed as "Framework for quickly creating connected applications in Kotlin". It is a framework for building asynchronous servers and clients in connected systems using the Kotlin programming language.
Spark Framework and Ktor can be categorized as "Microframeworks (Backend)" tools.
Ktor is an open source tool with 6.1K GitHub stars and 470 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Ktor's open source repository on GitHub.