toml VS viper

Compare toml vs viper and see what are their differences.


Instream TOML to JSON encoder (by komkom)


Go configuration with fangs (by spf13)
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toml viper
1 56
49 21,838
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0.0 8.3
7 months ago 6 days ago
Go Go
MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of toml. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

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


Posts with mentions or reviews of viper. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-12-15.

What are some alternatives?

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

godotenv - A Go port of Ruby's dotenv library (Loads environment variables from `.env`.)

envconfig - Small library to read your configuration from environment variables

koanf - Simple, lightweight, extensible, configuration management library for Go. Support for JSON, TOML, YAML, env, command line, file, S3 etc. Alternative to viper.

mapstructure - Go library for decoding generic map values into native Go structures and vice versa.

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

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

hocon - go implementation of lightbend's HOCON configuration library

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

config - JSON or YAML configuration wrapper with convenient access methods.

cleanenv - ✨Clean and minimalistic environment configuration reader for Golang

go-toml - Go library for the TOML file format