bicep VS arm-ttk

Compare bicep vs arm-ttk and see what are their differences.


Bicep is a declarative language for describing and deploying Azure resources (by Azure)


Azure Resource Manager Template Toolkit (by Azure)
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bicep arm-ttk
61 2
2,404 329
4.1% 4.0%
9.9 8.5
7 days ago 7 days ago
Bicep PowerShell
MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of bicep. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-06-16.


Posts with mentions or reviews of arm-ttk. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-03-27.
  • Compliance as Code
    2 projects | | 27 Mar 2021
    The Azure Resource Manager template (ARM template) test toolkit checks whether your template uses recommended practices. When your template isn't compliant with recommended practices, it returns a list of warnings with the suggested changes. By using the test toolkit, you can learn how to avoid common problems in template development.
  • Build and Lint Bicep Codes within CI/CD Pipelines: GitHub Actions & ARM Template Toolkit
    4 projects | | 27 Sep 2020
    In order to use ARM TTK, I'd recommend cloning the GitHub repository rather than downloading the artifact linked from the official document because the repository gets regularly updated in a fast pace.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing bicep and arm-ttk you can also consider the following projects:

Pester - Pester is the ubiquitous test and mock framework for PowerShell.

azure-cli - Azure Command-Line Interface

terraform - Terraform enables you to safely and predictably create, change, and improve infrastructure. It is an open source tool that codifies APIs into declarative configuration files that can be shared amongst team members, treated as code, edited, reviewed, and versioned.

azure-quickstart-templates - Azure Quickstart Templates

OPA (Open Policy Agent) - An open source, general-purpose policy engine.

infracost - Cloud cost estimates for Terraform in pull requests💰📉 Love your cloud bill!

python - Official Python client library for kubernetes

TheAlgorithms - All Algorithms implemented in Python

.NET Compiler Platform ("Roslyn") Analyzers

bottlerocket - An operating system designed for hosting containers

azure-cli-extensions - Public Repository for Extensions of Azure CLI.