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This blip is not on the current edition of the radar. If it was on one of the last few editions it is likely that it is still relevant. If the blip is older it might no longer be relevant and our assessment might be different today. Unfortunately, we simply don't have the bandwidth to continuously review blips from previous editions of the radarUnderstand more
Nov 2019
trial?

Micronaut is a JVM framework for building services using Java, Kotlin or Groovy. It distinguishes itself through a small memory footprint and short startup time; it achieves these improvements by avoiding runtime reflection for dependency injection (DI) and proxy generation, a common shortcoming of traditional frameworks, and instead uses a DI/AOP container which performs dependency injection at compile time. This makes it attractive not just for standard server-side microservices but also in the context of, for example, the Internet of Things, Android applications and serverless functions. Micronaut uses Netty and has first-class support for reactive programming. It also includes features such as service discovery and circuit breaking that make it cloud-native friendly. Micronaut is a very promising entrant to the full-stack framework for the JVM space, and we're seeing it in more and more projects in production, prompting us to move it to Trial.

Apr 2019
assess?

Micronaut is a new JVM framework for building microservices using Java, Kotlin or Groovy. It distinguishes itself through a small memory footprint and short startup time. It achieves these improvements by avoiding runtime reflection for DI and proxy generation, a common shortcoming of traditional frameworks, and instead uses a DI/AOP container which performs dependency injection at compile time. This makes it attractive not just for standard server-side microservices but also in the context of, for example, the Internet of Things, Android applications and serverless functions. Micronaut uses Netty and has first-class support for reactive programming. It also includes many features that make it cloud-native friendly such as service discovery and circuit breaking. Micronaut is a very promising entrant to the full stack framework for the JVM space and we're keenly watching it.