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 7.9K GitHub stars and 612 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Actix's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Actix?
13 companies reportedly use Actix in their tech stacks, including Auterion Insights, Tabulo, and The Boltcliq Company.
115 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Actix.
Pros of Actix
Really really really fast
- Type Safe
- Feature Rich
- Blazingly Fast
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