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OkHttp vs Shields.io: What are the differences?

OkHttp: An open source HTTP client. HTTP is the way modern applications network. It’s how we exchange data & media. Doing HTTP efficiently makes your stuff load faster and saves bandwidth; Shields.io: GitHub badges as a service. Legible & concise status badges for third-party codebase services.

OkHttp and Shields.io belong to "API Tools" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by OkHttp are:

  • HTTP/2 support allows all requests to the same host to share a socket.
  • Connection pooling reduces request latency (if HTTP/2 isn’t available).
  • Transparent GZIP shrinks download sizes.

On the other hand, Shields.io provides the following key features:

  • Have your own GitHub badges
  • Visual consistency
  • Look good on high-res displays

Shields.io is an open source tool with 8.79K GitHub stars and 2.07K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Shields.io's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Shields.io has a broader approval, being mentioned in 9 company stacks & 35 developers stacks; compared to OkHttp, which is listed in 9 company stacks and 7 developer stacks.

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    What is OkHttp?

    HTTP is the way modern applications network. It’s how we exchange data & media. Doing HTTP efficiently makes your stuff load faster and saves bandwidth.

    What is Shields.io?

    Legible & concise status badges for third-party codebase services.

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