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Rocket vs Actix: What are the differences?

What is Rocket? Web Framework for Rust. 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.

What is Actix? An actor system and web framework for Rust. It web 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.

Rocket and Actix can be primarily classified as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.

Rocket and Actix are both open source tools. It seems that Rocket with 7.78K GitHub stars and 542 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Actix with 3.3K GitHub stars and 216 GitHub forks.

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Pros of Actix
Pros of Rocket
  • 4
    Really really really fast
  • 2
    Rust
  • 1
    Open source
  • 1
    Very safe
  • 4
    Uses all the rust features extensively
  • 3
    Easy to use
  • 1
    Inbuilt templating feature
  • 1
    Django analog in rust
  • 1
    Provides nice abstractions

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Cons of Actix
Cons of Rocket
  • 3
    Lots of unsafe code
  • 1
    Only runs in nightly

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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.

What is Rocket?

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.

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