[swift-server-dev] Netty would be a good framework to look at

Alex Blewitt alblue at apple.com
Sun Oct 30 03:40:00 CDT 2016

> On 30 Oct 2016, at 01:01, Andrew Akira Toulouse via swift-server-dev <swift-server-dev at swift.org> wrote:
> I've used a couple of networking/server/web frameworks over the years, and the one that stands out for me is Netty. Netty is a highly asynchronous Java framework used in very high-performance applications (including hedge funds and Wall Street, for example).

Yes, Netty is an excellent framework and there have been some discussions already with some of the Netty team. One open question is how to map the asynchronous behaviour into supported constructs in Swift, such as libdispatch, which means it isn't just a drop in API but needs further investigation. 


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