cats VS Http4s

Compare cats vs Http4s and see what are their differences.

cats

Lightweight, modular, and extensible library for functional programming. (by typelevel)

Http4s

A minimal, idiomatic Scala interface for HTTP (by http4s)
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cats Http4s
23 14
4,683 2,260
0.6% 1.3%
9.6 10.0
8 days ago 4 days ago
Scala Scala
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later Apache License 2.0
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cats

Posts with mentions or reviews of cats. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-03-20.

Http4s

Posts with mentions or reviews of Http4s. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-29.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing cats and Http4s you can also consider the following projects:

Akka HTTP - The Streaming-first HTTP server/module of Akka

sttp - The Scala HTTP client you always wanted!

Shapeless - Generic programming for Scala

Scalaz - Principled Functional Programming in Scala

Finch.io - Scala combinator library for building Finagle HTTP services

ZIO - ZIO — A type-safe, composable library for async and concurrent programming in Scala

Spray - A suite of scala libraries for building and consuming RESTful web services on top of Akka: lightweight, asynchronous, non-blocking, actor-based, testable

scalaj-http - Simple scala wrapper for HttpURLConnection. OAuth included.

Vert.x - Vert.x is a tool-kit for building reactive applications on the JVM

FS2 - Compositional, streaming I/O library for Scala

Monocle - Optics library for Scala