monkey web server framework

Monkey is a lightweight and powerful web server and development stack for GNU/Linux.

It has been designed to be very scalable with low memory and CPU consumption, the perfect solution for embedded devices. Made for ARM, x86 and x64.


Latest release: v1.5.6 (Emperor Tamarin) on Monday 02th, Mar 2015

Monkey project development team, is proud to announce the availability of Monkey v1.5.6 release. For more details about it, please refer to the official announcement or go directly to the downloads section



Start with Monkey in less than 30 seconds

Make sure your are in a Linux box running a Kernel version >= 2.6.32, if you are set, you can start with the following commands as normal user

$ wget http://monkey-project.com/releases/1.5/monkey-1.5.6.tar.gz
$ tar zxfv monkey-1.5.6.tar.gz
$ cd monkey-1.5.6
$ ./configure
$ make
$ bin/monkey

Now point your browser to http://127.0.0.1:2001