router VS httprouter

Compare router vs httprouter and see what are their differences.


A lightweight yet powerful HTTP router for the Go programming language (by golobby)


A high performance HTTP request router that scales well (by julienschmidt)
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router httprouter
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5.0 3.1
12 months ago 3 days ago
Go Go
MIT License BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of router. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of httprouter. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-03-15.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing router and httprouter you can also consider the following projects:

Gin - Gin is a HTTP web framework written in Go (Golang). It features a Martini-like API with much better performance -- up to 40 times faster. If you need smashing performance, get yourself some Gin.

chi - lightweight, idiomatic and composable router for building Go HTTP services

mux - A powerful HTTP router and URL matcher for building Go web servers with 🦍

Echo - High performance, minimalist Go web framework

fasthttp - Fast HTTP package for Go. Tuned for high performance. Zero memory allocations in hot paths. Up to 10x faster than net/http

Fiber - ⚑️ Express inspired web framework written in Go

fasthttprouter - A high performance fasthttp request router that scales well

go-http-routing-benchmark - Go HTTP request router and web framework benchmark

Goji - Goji is a minimalistic and flexible HTTP request multiplexer for Go (golang)

Iris - The fastest HTTP/2 Go Web Framework. New, modern, easy to learn. Fast development with Code you control. Unbeatable cost-performance ratio :leaves: :rocket: | θ°’θ°’ | #Go

Bone - Lightning Fast HTTP Multiplexer

negroni - Idiomatic HTTP Middleware for Golang