argparse VS go-flags

Compare argparse vs go-flags and see what are their differences.

go-flags

go command line option parser (by jessevdk)
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argparse go-flags
1 2
443 2,274
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7.4 0.0
7 days ago 4 days ago
Go Go
MIT License BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License
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argparse

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.

go-flags

Posts with mentions or reviews of go-flags. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-07-26.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing argparse and go-flags you can also consider the following projects:

cobra - A Commander for modern Go CLI interactions

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

urfave/cli - A simple, fast, and fun package for building command line apps in Go

go-arg - Struct-based argument parsing in Go

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

kong - Kong is a command-line parser for Go

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

docopt.go - A command-line arguments parser that will make you smile.

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