Firefly is an asynchronous web framework
for rapid development of high-performance web application.

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Firefly is an asynchronous web framework which bases on the intuitive design that enables QUICK and EASY development of network applications, such as website, protocol servers, etc.

Firefly is incredibly flexible - whether it's simple network utilities, sophisticated modern web applications, HTTP/REST microservices. Firefly is not a restrictive framework or container, and we don't tell you a correct way to write an application. Instead, we give you a lot of useful bricks and let you create your app the way you want to. Need some guidance? We provide a large selection of examples to get you started for the particular type of application you want to write.

If you already worked with some web applications, such as spring framework, you will feel right at home. Firefly uses some same concepts and naming schemes. Even if you’re from a different background, you’ll get the hang of it quickly, because everything is designed to be an intuitive and easy to use as possible.

Quick and easy doesn't mean it has the performance issue or it's not maintainable. Firefly exposes the hardware’s full potential and uses some technologies of state of the art to achieve high throughput. In short: It’s FAST.

Enjoy being a developer again. Unlike restrictive traditional application containers. Firefly gives you incredible power and agility to create compelling, scalable, 21st-century applications the way you want to.

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Firefly v4.9.5 is released

25 Nov 2018, Alvin Qiu

Firefly v4.9.5 adds time-based log file split configuration, fixes the JDBC connection thread safe problem, remove the ALPN boot dependency, and updates the Kotlin version to 1.3.10. Please click view all to see the details.

Firefly v4.9.4 is released

12 Nov 2018, Alvin Qiu

Firefly v4.9.4 extracts firefly version configuration to the properties file, updates the coroutine version to 1.0.1, the Redisson version to 4.9.0, and the Conscrypt version to 1.4.1. Please click view all to see the details.

Firefly v4.9.3 is released

04 Nov 2018, Alvin Qiu

Firefly v4.9.3 migrates Kotlin version to 1.3.0, fixes the JDK11 compatibility and some bugs. Please click view all to see the details.

Firefly v4.9.1 is released

15 Oct 2018, Alvin Qiu

Firefly v4.9.1 adds OAuth2 APIs for HTTP server and client, CLI code generator, CORSHandler, AsyncWebJarHandler and fixes some bugs. Please click view all to see the details.

Firefly v4.8.1 is released

12 Jun 2018, Alvin Qiu

Firefly v4.8.1 adds Coroutine MDC adapter and fixes the AsynchronousTcpSession can not write big data on windows system. Please click view all to see the details.

Firefly v4.8.0 is released

30 Mar 2018, Alvin Qiu

Firefly v4.8.0 adds RedisSessionHandler, AsyncStaticFileHandler, and fixes the AsyncTransactionalManager JDBC connection early closed exception. Please click view all to see the details.

Firefly v4.7.0 is released

11 Jan 2018, Alvin Qiu

Firefly v4.7.0 adds new WebSocket DSL APIs, optimizes the HTTP2 codec's performance, and fixes some bugs. Please click view all to see the details.

Firefly v4.6.5 is released

15 Dec 2017, Alvin Qiu

Firefly v4.6.5 is a patch release. It fixes some bugs of the HTTP2 codec. Please click view all to see the details.

Firefly v4.6.4 is released

10 Dec 2017, Alvin Qiu

Firefly v4.6.4 is a patch release. It fixes the HTTP server receives body data error when it uses HTTP2 protocol. Please click view all to see the details.

Firefly v4.6.3 is released

04 Dec 2017, Alvin Qiu

Firefly v4.6.3 is a patch release. It fixes the Conscrypt compatibility problems. The Conscrypt 'sslEngine.unwrap(src, dst)' method can not support the destination buffer remaining is 0. In that case, the Conscrypt SSL engine will throw an EOFException. Please click view all to see the details.


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