envcfg VS kelseyhightower/envconfig

Compare envcfg vs kelseyhightower/envconfig and see what are their differences.


Un-marshaling environment variables to Go structs (by tomazk)


Golang library for managing configuration data from environment variables (by kelseyhightower)
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envcfg kelseyhightower/envconfig
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0.0 0.0
about 5 years ago 7 months ago
Go Go
MIT License MIT License
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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


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What are some alternatives?

When comparing envcfg and kelseyhightower/envconfig you can also consider the following projects:

viper - Go configuration with fangs

env - A simple and zero-dependencies library to parse environment variables into structs.

go-ssm-config - Go utility for loading configuration parameters from AWS SSM (Parameter Store)

configuro - An opinionated configuration loading framework for Containerized and Cloud-Native applications.

confita - Load configuration in cascade from multiple backends into a struct

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

store - A dead simple configuration manager for Go applications

koanf - Simple, lightweight, extensible, configuration management library for Go. Support for JSON, TOML, YAML, env, command line, file, S3 etc. Alternative to viper.

gcfg - read INI-style configuration files into Go structs; supports user-defined types and subsections

konfig - Composable, observable and performant config handling for Go for the distributed processing era

aconfig - Simple, useful and opinionated config loader.