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What is Actix?

It is a simple, pragmatic and extremely fast web framework for Rust. Actors are objects which encapsulate state and behavior, they communicate exclusively by exchanging messages.
Actix is a tool in the Frameworks (Full Stack) category of a tech stack.
Actix is an open source tool with 8.4K GitHub stars and 644 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Actix's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Actix?

14 companies reportedly use Actix in their tech stacks, including Backend, Auterion Insights, and Tabulo.

131 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Actix.

Actix Integrations

HTML5, Rust, ExpressionEngine, Async-GraphQL, and Shuttle are some of the popular tools that integrate with Actix. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with Actix.
Pros of Actix
Really really really fast
Very safe
Open source

Actix's Features

  • Type Safe
  • Feature Rich
  • Extensible
  • Blazingly Fast

Actix Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Actix?
warp lets you securely share your terminal with one simple command: warp open. When connected to your warp, clients can see your terminal exactly as if they were sitting next to you. You can also grant them write access, the equivalent of handing them your keyboard.
Rocket is a web framework for Rust that makes it simple to write fast web applications without sacrificing flexibility or type safety. All with minimal code.
Iron is a high level web framework built in and for Rust, built on hyper. Iron is designed to take advantage of Rust's greatest features - its excellent type system and its principled approach to ownership in both single threaded and multi threaded contexts.
Hyper.sh is a secure container hosting service. What makes it different from AWS (Amazon Web Services) is that you don't start servers, but start docker images directly from Docker Hub or other registries.
Elixir leverages the Erlang VM, known for running low-latency, distributed and fault-tolerant systems, while also being successfully used in web development and the embedded software domain.
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