go-arg VS kelseyhightower/envconfig

Compare go-arg vs kelseyhightower/envconfig and see what are their differences.


Struct-based argument parsing in Go (by alexflint)


Golang library for managing configuration data from environment variables (by kelseyhightower)
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go-arg kelseyhightower/envconfig
2 9
1,403 4,148
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4.4 0.0
23 days ago 7 months ago
Go Go
BSD 2-clause "Simplified" License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of go-arg. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-04-06.


Posts with mentions or reviews of kelseyhightower/envconfig. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-02-23.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing go-arg and kelseyhightower/envconfig you can also consider the following projects:

viper - Go configuration with fangs

argparse - Argparse for golang. Just because `flag` sucks

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

cobra - A Commander for modern Go CLI interactions

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

flag - Flag is a simple but powerful command line option parsing library for Go support infinite level subcommand

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

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

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

go-flags - go command line option parser

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