c-ares VS fann

Compare c-ares vs fann and see what are their differences.


A C library for asynchronous DNS requests (by c-ares)


Official github repository for Fast Artificial Neural Network Library (FANN) (by libfann)
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c-ares fann
2 2
1,607 1,457
1.1% 0.3%
4.1 0.0
8 days ago 3 months ago
C++ C++
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later GNU Lesser General Public License v3.0 only
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Posts with mentions or reviews of c-ares. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning c-ares yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of fann. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-09-21.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing c-ares and fann you can also consider the following projects:

harfbuzz - HarfBuzz text shaping engine

flamethrower - a DNS performance and functional testing utility supporting UDP, TCP, DoT and DoH (by @ns1labs)

PowerDNS - PowerDNS Authoritative, PowerDNS Recursor, dnsdist

command - Command, ::process::Command like syscalls in C++.

scrift - New generation shell for everyone.

iNeural - A library for creating Artificial Neural Networks, for use in Machine Learning and Deep Learning algorithms.

Apache Thrift - Apache Thrift

Pylearn2 - Warning: This project does not have any current developer. See bellow.

ddoor - DDoor - cross platform backdoor using dns txt records

Seayon - Open source Neural Network library in C++