argparse VS kingpin

Compare argparse vs kingpin and see what are their differences.

kingpin

CONTRIBUTIONS ONLY: A Go (golang) command line and flag parser (by alecthomas)
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argparse kingpin
1 1
443 3,242
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7.4 2.5
7 days ago 2 months ago
Go Go
MIT License MIT 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.

kingpin

Posts with mentions or reviews of kingpin. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-08-02.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing argparse and kingpin you can also consider the following projects:

cobra - A Commander for modern Go CLI interactions

go-flags - go command line option 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.

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

pingme - PingMe is a CLI which provides the ability to send messages or alerts to multiple messaging platforms & email.

kong - Kong is a command-line parser for Go

flag - Flag is a simple but powerful command line option parsing library for Go support infinite level subcommand

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