Java Netty

Open-source Java projects categorized as Netty

Top 17 Java Netty Projects

  • Vert.x

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

    Project mention: Go doesn’t do any magical stuff and I love that | | 2023-03-12

    There are many lean, popular, non-magical libraries in Java land. (,, etc). Spring is a monster 😱. Its like comparing Kubernetes (written in Go) with some lean framework in another lang.

  • Thingsboard

    Open-source IoT Platform - Device management, data collection, processing and visualization.

    Project mention: Sites to download source code from? (Leaked or not) | | 2023-01-13
  • InfluxDB

    Access the most powerful time series database as a service. Ingest, store, & analyze all types of time series data in a fully-managed, purpose-built database. Keep data forever with low-cost storage and superior data compression.

  • netty-socketio

    Socket.IO server implemented on Java. Realtime java framework

    Project mention: What should I use to communicate in Chat Apps? | | 2022-08-30

    Chat apps are usually build with sockets. I am not sure what is usually used in java regarding web sockets but here is something I found.

  • Async Http Client

    Asynchronous Http and WebSocket Client library for Java

    Project mention: Ask HN: What is a modern Java environment? | | 2022-03-29
  • Armeria

    Your go-to microservice framework for any situation, from the creator of Netty et al. You can build any type of microservice leveraging your favorite technologies, including gRPC, Thrift, Kotlin, Retrofit, Reactive Streams, Spring Boot and Dropwizard.

    Project mention: Evaluating Spring Boot, Quarkus, or Micronaut and why for Stargate v2 | | 2022-12-26

    OP doesn't seem to be aware of Armeria

  • atmosphere

    Event Driven WebSockets Framework with Cross-Browser Fallbacks (by Atmosphere)

    Project mention: Best Way to Create a Distributed Application With Spring Boot That Synchronizes a Shared State Between Many Clients and a Server | | 2023-03-17

    Looking it up there is this framework that might be what you need:

  • helidon

    Java libraries for writing microservices

    Project mention: Helidon 2.6.0 released! | | 2023-03-14

    Please pay attention to the Release notes as this release upgrades SnakeYaml from 1.32 to 2.0:

  • Sonar

    Write Clean Java Code. Always.. Sonar helps you commit clean code every time. With over 600 unique rules to find Java bugs, code smells & vulnerabilities, Sonar finds the issues while you focus on the work.

  • rsocket-java

    Java implementation of RSocket

    Project mention: Async Streams in WebAssembly with WasmRS | | 2023-01-11

    TL;DR: WasmRS is an implementation of RSocket for WebAssembly giving you reactive, async streams in and out of WASM modules. GitHub | Protocol details | Rust source | Go source

  • zfoo

    💡Extremely fast enterprise server framework, can be used in RPC, web server framework, game server framework.(极致性能的Java服务器框架,RPC,游戏服务器框架,web应用服务器框架。)

    Project mention: Extremely fast enterprise server framework, can be used in RPC, web server framework, game server framework. | | 2023-02-17

    I'm guessing it's this one:

  • ServiceTalk

    A networking framework that evolves with your application

    Project mention: ServiceTalk – A networking framework that evolves with your application | | 2022-05-18
  • packetevents

    PacketEvents is a powerful packet library. Our packet wrappers are efficient and easy to use. We support many protocol versions. (1.8+)

    Project mention: compile plugin | | 2023-02-01

    Hello guys. I'm trying to compile a plugin but ive never done this before. Can someone compile it for me? I need this one: I don't need any other version, I need exactly this one because it got a fix for the grim anticheat. This version is not available on spigot btw.

  • donkey

    Modern Clojure HTTP server and client built for ease of use and performance

  • mallet

    Mallet is an intercepting proxy for arbitrary protocols (by sensepost)

    Project mention: TProxy: Wireshark dissection with manual and scripted interception | | 2022-05-18

    That's pretty neat! I'm keen to see how you integrated the Wireshark Dissectors with a Java host. It's something I thought about for Mallet (, but never followed through because I didn't see how the dissectors could be used to reconstruct a modified packet. i.e. from my understanding, they were one-way only?

  • dhcp

    Jagornet DHCP Server - An open source DHCPv4/DHCPv6 Server for Java (by jagornet)

    Project mention: Dora: A Rust DHCP Server | | 2022-12-07

    For a mature, open-source, standards-compliant, cross-platform DHCP server written in Java, please check out

  • LunarGdx

    A networking library for LibGDX utilizing Netty allowing easy creation of multiplayer games.

  • cartridge-java

    Tarantool Cartridge Java driver for Tarantool versions 1.10+ based on Netty framework

  • BetterProxy

    supported versions: 1.8 - 1.12.2

  • SaaSHub

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NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-03-17.

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What are some of the best open-source Netty projects in Java? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 Vert.x 13,453
2 Thingsboard 13,337
3 netty-socketio 6,146
4 Async Http Client 6,079
5 Armeria 4,165
6 atmosphere 3,607
7 helidon 2,979
8 rsocket-java 2,248
9 zfoo 1,142
10 ServiceTalk 820
11 packetevents 282
12 donkey 278
13 mallet 230
14 dhcp 90
15 LunarGdx 32
16 cartridge-java 18
17 BetterProxy 17
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