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An open-source project providing an HTTP server, HTTP client, and javax.servlet container

What is Jetty?

Jetty is used in a wide variety of projects and products, both in development and production. Jetty can be easily embedded in devices, tools, frameworks, application servers, and clusters. See the Jetty Powered page for more uses of Jetty.
Jetty is a tool in the Web Servers category of a tech stack.
Jetty is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Jetty's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Jetty?

175 companies reportedly use Jetty in their tech stacks, including Nubank, Canva, and RatePAY GmbH.

223 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Jetty.
Pros of Jetty
Very fast
Very thin

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Jetty's Features

  • Full-featured and standards-based
  • Open source and commercially usable
  • Flexible and extensible
  • Small footprint
  • Embeddable
  • Asynchronous
  • Enterprise scalable
  • Dual licensed under Apache and Eclipse

Jetty Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Jetty?
Apache Tomcat
Apache Tomcat powers numerous large-scale, mission-critical web applications across a diverse range of industries and organizations.
Netty is a NIO client server framework which enables quick and easy development of network applications such as protocol servers and clients. It greatly simplifies and streamlines network programming such as TCP and UDP socket server.
It is a flexible, lightweight, managed application runtime that helps you build amazing applications. It supports the latest standards for web development.
An application platform for hosting your apps that provides an innovative modular, cloud-ready architecture, powerful management and automation, and world class developer productivity.
An Application Server means, It can manage Java EE applications You should use GlassFish for Java EE enterprise applications. The need for a seperate Web server is mostly needed in a production environment.
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Jetty's Followers
308 developers follow Jetty to keep up with related blogs and decisions.