circe VS spray-json

Compare circe vs spray-json and see what are their differences.

circe

Yet another JSON library for Scala (by circe)

spray-json

A lightweight, clean and simple JSON implementation in Scala (by spray)
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circe spray-json
11 2
2,318 961
0.7% 0.4%
9.0 1.8
8 days ago about 2 months ago
Scala Scala
Apache License 2.0 Apache License 2.0
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circe

Posts with mentions or reviews of circe. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-08-16.

spray-json

Posts with mentions or reviews of spray-json. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-03-29.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing circe and spray-json you can also consider the following projects:

json4s - JSON library

play-json

jackson-module-scala - Add-on module for Jackson (https://github.com/FasterXML/jackson) to support Scala-specific datatypes

zio-json - Fast, secure JSON library with tight ZIO integration.

argonaut - Purely functional JSON parser and library in scala.

jsoniter-scala - Scala macros for compile-time generation of safe and ultra-fast JSON codecs

Play JSON - The Play JSON library

jawn - Jawn is for parsing jay-sawn (JSON)