Http4s VS Akka HTTP

Compare Http4s vs Akka HTTP and see what are their differences.

Http4s

A minimal, idiomatic Scala interface for HTTP (by http4s)
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Http4s Akka HTTP
14 2
2,260 1,276
1.3% 1.1%
10.0 9.0
about 23 hours ago 1 day ago
Scala Scala
Apache License 2.0 GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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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.

Akka HTTP

Posts with mentions or reviews of Akka HTTP. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-10-31.

What are some alternatives?

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

sttp - The Scala HTTP client you always wanted!

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

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

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

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

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

FS2 - Compositional, streaming I/O library for Scala

fs2-kafka - Functional Kafka Streams for Scala