Drogon (software)

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Developer(s)An Tao
Initial releaseApril 27, 2018; 4 years ago (2018-04-27)
Stable release
1.7.3[1] / October 17, 2021; 11 months ago (2021-10-17)
Written inC++
Operating systemLinux, macOS, FreeBSD, Windows
TypeWeb framework
LicenseMIT License

Drogon is a HTTP application framework written in C++, supporting either C++17 or C++14 with Boost. The name Drogon comes from the dragon named Drogon in the TV series Game of Thrones.

In May 2020, Drogon has won the first place in the TechEmpower benchmark Round 19 Composite framework score.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Release v1.7.3 · drogonframework/drogon". GitHub. Retrieved 2021-10-17.
  2. ^ "TechEmpower Web Framework Performance Comparison". www.techempower.com. Retrieved 2020-05-30.
  3. ^ "Framework Benchmarks Round 19 - TechEmpower Blog". www.techempower.com. Retrieved 2020-05-30.

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