kotlinx.serialization VS ktor

Compare kotlinx.serialization vs ktor and see what are their differences.

kotlinx.serialization

Kotlin multiplatform / multi-format serialization (by Kotlin)

ktor

Framework for quickly creating connected applications in Kotlin with minimal effort (by ktorio)
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kotlinx.serialization ktor
29 10
3,507 9,073
2.3% 1.5%
8.7 9.5
1 day ago 7 days ago
Kotlin Kotlin
Apache License 2.0 Apache License 2.0
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kotlinx.serialization

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

ktor

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 2021-10-29.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing kotlinx.serialization and ktor you can also consider the following projects:

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

vertx-lang-kotlin - Vert.x for Kotlin

javalin - A simple and modern Java and Kotlin web framework

klaxon - A JSON parser for Kotlin

Moshi - A modern JSON library for Kotlin and Java.

jackson-module-kotlin - Module that adds support for serialization/deserialization of Kotlin (http://kotlinlang.org) classes and data classes.

spring-native - Spring Native provides beta support for compiling Spring applications to native executables using GraalVM native-image compiler.

Jooby - The modular web framework for Java and Kotlin

kovert - The invisible REST and web framework

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

Quarkus - Quarkus: Supersonic Subatomic Java.

spark-kotlin - A Spark DSL in idiomatic kotlin // dependency: com.sparkjava:spark-kotlin:1.0.0-alpha