I’m not going to use ktor as a network client anymore, here’s why

There is a lot of hype around ktor: numerous posts on Twitter, Medium, podcasts, and more on how everyone should jump into using it. Let’s take a step back and try to understand the big picture.

Software engineering is a game of tradeoffs: you win in one place but lose in others. So what’s the deal with ktor? There are clearly 2 tradeoffs made with the…