http4s as a replacement for akka-http?

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  • cask

    Cask: a Scala HTTP micro-framework (by lihaoyi)

  • harana

    all-in-one data platform

    I tried it then ended up wrapping Vert.x with ZIO instead which is now open source. Is super-fast, lightweight and minimal.

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  • Http4s

    A minimal, idiomatic Scala interface for HTTP

    In reality, your performance issues will not be http4s, but something else. That being said, there are improvements that http4s can and is making, and I'm quite excited about the future 1.0 release, which has some important and fundamental performance improvements already, like a a 125% performance improvement on the plaintext benchmark from - and finally, yes, akka-http does have very good performance, but you can also get good performance out of http4s.

  • rho

    A self documenting DSL built on http4s

    Rho was abandoned for some time, but right now it is receiving updates and I believe we can expect the release pretty soon.

  • FrameworkBenchmarks

    Source for the TechEmpower Framework Benchmarks project

    To add to this, there's also different levels of JVM tuning between akka-http and http4s:

  • Akka HTTP

    The Streaming-first HTTP server/module of Akka

    whats problem with akka-http? it seems to be still maintained -

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