hocon VS toml

Compare hocon vs toml and see what are their differences.


go implementation of lightbend's HOCON configuration library https://github.com/lightbend/config (by gurkankaymak)


TOML parser for Golang with reflection. (by BurntSushi)
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hocon toml
0 4
49 3,986
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3.9 7.8
about 1 month ago about 1 month ago
Go Go
MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of hocon. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

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


Posts with mentions or reviews of toml. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-04-19.

What are some alternatives?

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

toml - Instream TOML to JSON encoder

go-toml - Go library for the TOML file format

hjson - Hjson for Go

editorconfig-core-go - EditorConfig Core written in Go

viper - Go configuration with fangs


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

sh - A shell parser, formatter, and interpreter with bash support; includes shfmt

bbConvert - Converter from BBCode to HTML

gotext - Go (Golang) GNU gettext utilities package

mxj - Decode / encode XML to/from map[string]interface{} (or JSON); extract values with dot-notation paths and wildcards. Replaces x2j and j2x packages.

GoQuery - A little like that j-thing, only in Go.