circe VS zio-json

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

circe

Yet another JSON library for Scala (by circe)

zio-json

Fast, secure JSON library with tight ZIO integration. (by zio)
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circe zio-json
12 4
2,463 393
0.2% 0.3%
7.8 7.5
5 days ago 6 days 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 2023-01-20.

zio-json

Posts with mentions or reviews of zio-json. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-11-07.
  • Sttp: An Extensible API Client
    3 projects | dev.to | 7 Nov 2022
    Fast, secure JSON library with tight ZIO integration.
    3 projects | dev.to | 7 Nov 2022
    Let's use the already mentioned sttp to send requests, and for JSON parsing we'll be using zio-json.
  • Scala 3.0 serialization
    5 projects | /r/scala | 30 Mar 2021
    Otherwise I tend to just use ZIO-JSON or Circe both of which have been updated for Scala 3.

What are some alternatives?

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

json4s - JSON library

spray-json - A lightweight, clean and simple JSON implementation in Scala

play-json

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

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

argonaut - Purely functional JSON parser and library in scala.

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

Play JSON - The Play JSON library

scala-json - Compile-time JSON marshaling and abstraction for Scala, Scala Native and Scala.js

None Is Not Null - JSON typeclasses that know the difference between null and absent fields

diffson - A scala diff/patch library for Json

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