env VS toml

Compare env vs toml and see what are their differences.


A simple and zero-dependencies library to parse environment variables into structs (by caarlos0)


Instream TOML to JSON encoder (by komkom)
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env toml
11 1
4,208 48
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7.1 0.0
13 days ago over 1 year ago
Go Go
MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of env. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-03-24.


Posts with mentions or reviews of toml. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning toml yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing env and toml you can also consider the following projects:

hocon - go implementation of lightbend's HOCON configuration library https://github.com/lightbend/config

ini - Package ini provides INI file read and write functionality in Go

viper - Go configuration with fangs

kelseyhightower/envconfig - Golang library for managing configuration data from environment variables

cleanenv - ✨Clean and minimalistic environment configuration reader for Golang

envconfig - Small library to read your configuration from environment variables

go-toml - Go library for the TOML file format

go-env - Golang handling of environment values

goConfig - goconfig uses a struct as input and populates the fields of this struct with parameters from command line, environment variables and configuration file.