Ktor for Mobile Developers: Is it Easy to Learn Server Side Coding? Part-1

Backend for mobile engineers with Kotlin and Ktor

1. Lightweight:

2. Extensible:

3. Multiplatform:

4. Asynchronous:

1. Generate a Ktor project:

2. Plugin for IntelliJ IDEA:

The project structure directory
dependencies {
implementation “io.ktor:ktor-server-core:$ktor_version”
implementation “io.ktor:ktor-server-netty:$ktor_version”
implementation “ch.qos.logback:logback-classic:$logback_version”
implementation “io.ktor:ktor-serialization:$ktor_version”
testImplementation “io.ktor:ktor-server-tests:$ktor_version”
To start the server click on run button.
2021–03–25 14:13:28.803 [main] INFO Application — Autoreload is disabled because the development mode is off.2021–03–25 14:13:29.156 [main] INFO Application — Responding at
This localhost page can’t be found
fun Application.module(testing: Boolean = false) {
routing {
get("/") {
call.respondText("HELLO WORLD!", contentType = ContentType.Text.Plain)
post { }
put { }
delete { }





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