A now defunct web server engine that is notable for its overuse of unsafe code, the memory safety bugs caused by that, and its deletion by its creator.
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Actix web is a small, fast, pragmatic, open source rust web framework.

extern crate actix_web;
use actix_web::*;

fn index(req: HttpRequest) -> String {
    format!("Hello {}!", &req.match_info()["name"])

fn main() {
        || Application::new()
            .resource("/{name}", |r| r.f(index)))



  • Supported HTTP/1.x and HTTP/2.0 protocols
  • Streaming and pipelining
  • Keep-alive and slow requests handling
  • WebSockets
  • Transparent content compression/decompression (br, gzip, deflate)
  • Configurable request routing
  • Graceful server shutdown
  • Multipart streams
  • Middlewares (Logger, Session, DefaultHeaders, CORS)
  • Built on top of Actix.


Some basic benchmarks could be found in this respository.



This project is licensed under either of

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Code of Conduct

Contribution to the actix-web crate is organized under the terms of the Contributor Covenant, the maintainer of actix-web, @fafhrd91, promises to intervene to uphold that code of conduct.