koin VS ktor

Compare koin vs ktor and see what are their differences.


Koin - a pragmatic lightweight dependency injection framework for Kotlin & Kotlin Multiplatform (by InsertKoinIO)


Framework for quickly creating connected applications in Kotlin with minimal effort (by ktorio)
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koin ktor
14 41
7,901 10,942
1.2% 1.6%
6.0 9.6
4 days ago about 8 hours ago
Kotlin Kotlin
Apache License 2.0 Apache License 2.0
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Posts with mentions or reviews of koin. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-03-21.


Posts with mentions or reviews of ktor. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-03-23.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing koin and ktor you can also consider the following projects:

Quarkus - Quarkus: Supersonic Subatomic Java.

Kodein - Painless Kotlin Dependency Injection

http4k - The Functional toolkit for Kotlin HTTP applications. http4k provides a simple and uniform way to serve, consume, and test HTTP services.

javalin - A simple and modern Java and Kotlin web framework [Moved to: https://github.com/javalin/javalin]

vertx-lang-kotlin - Vert.x for Kotlin

spring-native - Spring Native is now superseded by Spring Boot 3 official native support

kotlin-guice - Guice DSL extensions for Kotlin

Jooby - The modular web framework for Java and Kotlin

vaadin-on-kotlin - Writing full-stack statically-typed web apps on JVM at its simplest


hexagon - Hexagon is a microservices toolkit written in Kotlin. Its purpose is to ease the building of services (Web applications or APIs) that run inside a cloud platform.

spring-fu - Configuration DSLs for Spring Boot