koin VS kotlinx.serialization

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


Koin - a pragmatic lightweight dependency injection framework for Kotlin & Kotlin Multiplatform (by InsertKoinIO)


Kotlin multiplatform / multi-format serialization (by Kotlin)
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koin kotlinx.serialization
14 48
7,901 4,408
1.2% 2.5%
6.0 9.3
6 days ago 5 days ago
Kotlin Kotlin
Apache License 2.0 Apache License 2.0
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Posts with mentions or reviews of koin. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-03-21.


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 koin and kotlinx.serialization you can also consider the following projects:

Kodein - Painless Kotlin Dependency Injection

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.

kotlin-guice - Guice DSL extensions for Kotlin

klaxon - A JSON parser for Kotlin

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


spring-fu - Configuration DSLs for Spring Boot

spring-native - Spring Native is now superseded by Spring Boot 3 official native support

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

kapsule - Minimalist dependency injection library for Kotlin.

kotlin-guiced - Convenience Kotlin API over the Google Guice DI Library