argparse VS docopt.go

Compare argparse vs docopt.go and see what are their differences.


A command-line arguments parser that will make you smile. (by docopt)
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argparse docopt.go
1 2
439 1,367
- 0.6%
0.4 0.0
6 days ago 7 months ago
Go Go
MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of argparse. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-06-04.


Posts with mentions or reviews of docopt.go. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-28.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing argparse and docopt.go you can also consider the following projects:

cobra - A Commander for modern Go CLI interactions

go-arg - Struct-based argument parsing in Go

go-flags - go command line option parser

pflag - Drop-in replacement for Go's flag package, implementing POSIX/GNU-style --flags.

kingpin - CONTRIBUTIONS ONLY: A Go (golang) command line and flag parser

cli - CLI - A package for building command line app with go

readline - Readline is a pure go(golang) implementation for GNU-Readline kind library

The Platinum Searcher - A code search tool similar to ack and the_silver_searcher(ag). It supports multi platforms and multi encodings.

mitchellh/cli - A Go library for implementing command-line interfaces.

Dnote - A simple command line notebook for programmers

climax - Climax is an alternative CLI with the human face