With the popularity of Spring Boot and the great support for integrating with different types of frameworks, it’s often hard to imagine using something different than Spring. However, there are numerous frameworks out there which provide similar features for building applications like microservices, and Javalin is one of those frameworks. This post will help you to get started with Javalin.
What Is Javalin?
Javalin is a web framework for building Java and Kotlin web applications in a similar fashion to frameworks like Node.js (see Koajs.com) or SparkJava, which is not surprising, since the author is one of the original SparkJava authors.