klaxon VS kotlinx.serialization

Compare klaxon vs kotlinx.serialization and see what are their differences.


A JSON parser for Kotlin (by cbeust)


Kotlin multiplatform / multi-format serialization (by Kotlin)
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klaxon kotlinx.serialization
1 48
1,801 4,408
- 2.5%
4.5 9.3
4 months ago 8 days ago
Kotlin Kotlin
Apache License 2.0 Apache License 2.0
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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of kotlinx.serialization. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-02-24.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing klaxon and kotlinx.serialization you can also consider the following projects:

Moshi - A modern JSON library for Kotlin and Java.

jackson-module-kotlin - Module that adds support for serialization/deserialization of Kotlin (http://kotlinlang.org) classes and data classes.

Gson - A Java serialization/deserialization library to convert Java Objects into JSON and back

spring-native - Spring Native is now superseded by Spring Boot 3 official native support

kotlin-json - A JavaScript Object Notation library for Kotlin JVM.

compose-multiplatform - Compose Multiplatform, a modern UI framework for Kotlin that makes building performant and beautiful user interfaces easy and enjoyable.


koin - Koin - a pragmatic lightweight dependency injection framework for Kotlin & Kotlin Multiplatform

kotlinx-datetime - KotlinX multiplatform date/time library

ext4klaxon - Type Extensions for Klaxon (Kotlin JSON library)