hocon VS env

Compare hocon vs env and see what are their differences.


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


A simple and zero-dependencies library to parse environment variables into structs. (by caarlos0)
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hocon env
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49 2,725
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3.9 5.6
about 1 month ago 24 days 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 env. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-10-05.

What are some alternatives?

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

toml - Instream TOML to JSON encoder

go-toml - Go library for the TOML file format

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

viper - Go configuration with fangs

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

hjson - Hjson for Go

envconfig - Small library to read your configuration from environment variables

goConfig - goconfig uses a struct as input and populates the fields of this struct with parameters from command line, environment variables and configuration file.

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