Finatra VS Reactive

Compare Finatra vs Reactive and see what are their differences.


Fast, testable, Scala services built on TwitterServer and Finagle (by twitter)


A simple FRP library and a web UI framework built on it (by nafg)
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Finatra Reactive
1 0
2,155 216
0.2% -
8.8 0.0
7 days ago 23 days ago
Scala Scala
Apache License 2.0 GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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Posts with mentions or reviews of Finatra. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-12-08.
  • Is Scala and Play Framework dying?
    5 projects | | 8 Dec 2021
    Two alternatives for service frameworks come to mind. Finatra, the tried-and-tested service framework built and maintained by Twitter. Alternatively, ZIO (and its broader ecosystem) is a rising start that fully embraces functional programming and all its incredible benefits.


Posts with mentions or reviews of Reactive. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning Reactive yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Finatra and Reactive you can also consider the following projects:

Play - Play Framework

Scalatra - Tiny Scala high-performance, async web framework, inspired by Sinatra

Finagle - A fault tolerant, protocol-agnostic RPC system

Colossus - I/O and Microservice library for Scala

sangria - Scala GraphQL implementation

Chaos - A lightweight framework for writing REST services in Scala.

youi - Next generation user interface and application development in Scala and Scala.js for web, mobile, and desktop.

Play Pagelets - A module for the Play Framework to build highly modular applications

Lift - Lift Framework