Alternatives to Apache Thrift for all platforms with any license

  • Ice

    The Internet Communications Engine (Ice) is a modern distributed computing platform with support for C++, .NET, Java, Python, Objective-C, Ruby, PHP, and JavaScript. ...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • Protocol Buffers

    Protocol buffers are Google's language-neutral, platform-neutral, extensible mechanism for serializing structured data – think XML, but smaller, faster, and simpler....

    Free Open Source Windows Linux Android BSD

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  • Messagepack

    MessagePack is an efficient binary serialization specification that lets you exchange data among multiple languages like JSON but quicker and with a lower overhead.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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