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What is Hexagon?

It is a microservices toolkit written in Kotlin. Its purpose is to ease the building of services (Web applications, APIs or queue consumers) that run inside a cloud platform.
Hexagon is a tool in the Microservices Tools category of a tech stack.
Hexagon is an open source tool with 404 GitHub stars and 83 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Hexagon's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Hexagon?

Developers
11 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Hexagon.

Hexagon Integrations

Hexagon's Features

  • Simple to use
  • Easy to hack
  • Kotlin first
  • HTTP server
  • HTTP client
  • Simple data store
  • Messages publish/subscribe
  • Templating support

Hexagon Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Hexagon?
Blender
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Istio
Istio is an open platform for providing a uniform way to integrate microservices, manage traffic flow across microservices, enforce policies and aggregate telemetry data. Istio's control plane provides an abstraction layer over the underlying cluster management platform, such as Kubernetes, Mesos, etc.
Kong
Kong is a scalable, open source API Layer (also known as an API Gateway, or API Middleware). Kong controls layer 4 and 7 traffic and is extended through Plugins, which provide extra functionality and services beyond the core platform.
Zuul
It is the front door for all requests from devices and websites to the backend of the Netflix streaming application. As an edge service application, It is built to enable dynamic routing, monitoring, resiliency, and security. Routing is an integral part of a microservice architecture.
Jersey
It is open source, production quality, framework for developing RESTful Web Services in Java that provides support for JAX-RS APIs and serves as a JAX-RS (JSR 311 & JSR 339) Reference Implementation. It provides it’s own API that extend the JAX-RS toolkit with additional features and utilities to further simplify RESTful service and client development.
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Hexagon's Followers
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