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actix-web

Actix Web is a powerful, pragmatic, and extremely fast web framework for Rust

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Actix Web

Actix Web is a powerful, pragmatic, and extremely fast web framework for Rust

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Features

  • Supports HTTP/1.x and HTTP/2
  • Streaming and pipelining
  • Powerful request routing with optional macros
  • Full Tokio compatibility
  • Keep-alive and slow requests handling
  • Client/server WebSockets support
  • Transparent content compression/decompression (br, gzip, deflate, zstd)
  • Multipart streams
  • Static assets
  • SSL support using OpenSSL or Rustls
  • Middlewares (Logger, Session, CORS, etc)
  • Integrates with the awc HTTP client
  • Runs on stable Rust 1.59+

Documentation

Example

Dependencies:

[dependencies]
actix-web = "4"

Code:

use actix_web::{get, web, App, HttpServer, Responder};

#[get("/hello/{name}")]
async fn greet(name: web::Path<String>) -> impl Responder {
    format!("Hello {name}!")
}

#[actix_web::main] // or #[tokio::main]
async fn main() -> std::io::Result<()> {
    HttpServer::new(|| {
        App::new().service(greet)
    })
    .bind(("127.0.0.1", 8080))?
    .run()
    .await
}

More Examples

You may consider checking out this directory for more examples.

Benchmarks

One of the fastest web frameworks available according to the TechEmpower Framework Benchmark.

License

This project is licensed under either of the following licenses, at your option:

Code of Conduct

Contribution to the actix-web repo is organized under the terms of the Contributor Covenant. The Actix team promises to intervene to uphold that code of conduct.

Dependencies

~13–24MB
~548K SLoC