The current version focuses mainly on the HTTP client. Here you can find the entire change log for this version.
The client is a multi-platform library that supports JVM, JS, Android, and iOS and is now frequently used in cross-platform mobile apps. For the next versions, it is to make the server engine a multi-platform.
Other areas we're going to work on:
Now let's look at the new features of Ktor 1.3:
HttpClient Adds experimental support for the proxy. If you need to submit a request under proxy, you can configure the address in the relevant parameters:
proxy = ProxyBuilder.http("http://proxy-host:3128")
More information about how to configure for different platforms can be found here .
The iOS engine now offers a way to configure NSURLSession:
networkServiceType = NSURLNetworkServiceTypeBackground
To learn more You can see here