Caddy vs Jetty: What are the differences?
Developers describe Caddy as "The HTTP/2 Web Server with Automatic HTTPS". Caddy is a production-ready open-source web server that is fast, easy to use, and makes you more productive. HTTP/2 and HTTPS by default. On the other hand, Jetty is detailed as "An open-source project providing an HTTP server, HTTP client, and javax.servlet container". 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.
Caddy and Jetty belong to "Web Servers" category of the tech stack.
"Easy HTTP/2 Server Push" is the primary reason why developers consider Caddy over the competitors, whereas "Lightweight" was stated as the key factor in picking Jetty.
Caddy and Jetty are both open source tools. It seems that Caddy with 22.7K GitHub stars and 1.79K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Jetty with 2.55K GitHub stars and 1.4K GitHub forks.
Okta, Wix, and Auto Trader are some of the popular companies that use Jetty, whereas Caddy is used by RELEX Solutions, AresRPG, and Fresh8 Gaming. Jetty has a broader approval, being mentioned in 58 company stacks & 16 developers stacks; compared to Caddy, which is listed in 14 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.
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