Best Open Source Java Web Frameworks

  • Thu, 04/07/2016 - 15:05 by aatif

Best Open Source Java Web Frameworks

Spring is an open source application framework built on Java platform. It is excellent programming and configuration model for modern Java based enterprise applications. It is supported across platforms, and it's released under Apache License 2.0 in June 2003. It provides extensions for the development of web applications on top of the Java EE platform.

Features Of Spring

It provides foundational support for JDBC, JPA, JMS.
It provides spring MVC web application.
It provide the support of RESTful web service framework.
It provide the features of dependency injection.
It provides consistent transaction management interface.

Play is an open source, lightweight framework. It is based on Java and Scala framework. It is a web friendly framework architecture. It utilizes minimum resource consumption like Central processing unit (CPU), memory for highly-scalable applications. It is released under Apache 2 License in 2007. It is built to fulfill the needs of modern web and mobile apps.

Features Of Play

It is Secure module provide simple user authentication.
It supported JSON and XML parser and marshallers.
It provide the automatic file uploads functionality.
It provide the multi-environment configuration awareness.
It provide by defult RESTful APIs.

Dropwizard is another open source Java framework. It is developed by Yammer. It comes with high-performance RESTful backends. It utilizes Jackson library is used to perform all the JSON processing. It provides reliable implementations of everything a production ready web application needs. It saves time of maintenance. It is released under the Apache License, Version 2.0.

Features Of Dropwizard

It provide the support for application metrics.
It provide the facility to debug the application as a main program from within the IDE.
It used Jersey to write clean, testable classes.
It is also available on Maven Central.
It is lightweight framework enable you to deploy your Java project.