graphql-upload-minimal VS class-validator

Compare graphql-upload-minimal vs class-validator and see what are their differences.


Minimalistic developer friendly middleware and an Upload scalar to add support for GraphQL multipart requests (file uploads via queries and mutations) to various Node.js GraphQL servers. (by flash-oss)


Decorator-based property validation for classes. (by typestack)
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graphql-upload-minimal class-validator
1 26
59 9,840
- 1.7%
4.5 9.2
about 1 month ago 6 days ago
JavaScript TypeScript
- MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of graphql-upload-minimal. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-12-26.
  • NestJS GraphQL image upload into a S3 bucket
    8 projects | | 26 Dec 2022
    Using the latest version of graphql-upload with NestJS can be quite tricky since it uses mjs, this means we need to use dynamic imports, alternative you can use graphql-upload-minimal, or graphql-upload version 13.


Posts with mentions or reviews of class-validator. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-08-27.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing graphql-upload-minimal and class-validator you can also consider the following projects:

zod - TypeScript-first schema validation with static type inference

joi - The most powerful data validation library for JS [Moved to:]

class-transformer - Decorator-based transformation, serialization, and deserialization between objects and classes.

TypeORM - ORM for TypeScript and JavaScript. Supports MySQL, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, SQLite, MS SQL Server, Oracle, SAP Hana, WebSQL databases. Works in NodeJS, Browser, Ionic, Cordova and Electron platforms.

ajv - The fastest JSON schema Validator. Supports JSON Schema draft-04/06/07/2019-09/2020-12 and JSON Type Definition (RFC8927)

io-ts - Runtime type system for IO decoding/encoding

typebox - Json Schema Type Builder with Static Type Resolution for TypeScript

openapi-typescript-validator - Generate typescript with ajv validation based on openapi schemas

schema-builder - A typescript JSON Schema library that creates a schema and its type at the same time

FluentValidation - A popular .NET validation library for building strongly-typed validation rules.


typedi - Simple yet powerful dependency injection tool for JavaScript and TypeScript.