goConfig VS viper

Compare goConfig vs viper and see what are their differences.


goconfig uses a struct as input and populates the fields of this struct with parameters from command line, environment variables and configuration file. (by gosidekick)


Go configuration with fangs (by spf13)
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goConfig viper
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158 25,960
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0.0 8.8
over 2 years ago 2 days ago
Go Go
MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of goConfig. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

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


Posts with mentions or reviews of viper. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2024-04-22.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing goConfig and viper you can also consider the following projects:

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

godotenv - A Go port of Ruby's dotenv library (Loads environment variables from .env files)

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

envconfig - Small library to read your configuration from environment variables

hjson - Hjson for Go

koanf - Simple, extremely 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

cleanenv - ‚ú®Clean and minimalistic environment configuration reader for Golang

store - A dead simple configuration manager for Go applications

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

envcfg - Un-marshaling environment variables to Go structs

mapstructure - Go library for decoding generic map values into native Go structures and vice versa.