ThoughtWorks release their Technology Radar 29 Jan, 2014
Dropwizard is an opinionated combination of several lightweight Java tools and frameworks, many of which would merit mention in their own right. The package embodies many of our favorite techniques, including an embedded HTTP server, support for RESTful endpoints, built-in operational metrics and health-checks, and straightforward deployments. Dropwizard makes it easy to do the right thing, allowing you to concentrate on the essential complexity of a problem rather than the plumbing.
Treating velocity as productivity leads to unproductive team behaviors that optimize the metric at the expense of actual working software.
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