What is Helidon?
It is a collection of Java libraries for writing microservices that run on a fast web core powered by Netty.
Helidon is a tool in the Microservices Tools category of a tech stack.
Helidon is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Helidon's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Helidon?
11 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Helidon.
Java, Kubernetes, Prometheus, Jaeger, and Netty are some of the popular tools that integrate with Helidon. Here's a list of all 10 tools that integrate with Helidon.
Pros of Helidon
Light weight and fast
- Reactive Microframework
- Tiny Footprint
- Functional Style
- Simple and Transparent
- GraalVM Native Image
- Small Footprint
- Declarative Style
- Dependency Injection
Helidon Alternatives & Comparisons
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