mypy VS typing

Compare mypy vs typing and see what are their differences.


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mypy typing
56 34
13,051 1,239
2.2% 4.0%
9.8 8.8
6 days ago 16 days ago
Python Python
MIT License GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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Posts with mentions or reviews of mypy. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-04-29.


Posts with mentions or reviews of typing. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-03-25.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing mypy and typing you can also consider the following projects:

pyright - Static type checker for Python

pyre-check - Performant type-checking for python.

black - The uncompromising Python code formatter

Flake8 - flake8 is a python tool that glues together pycodestyle, pyflakes, mccabe, and third-party plugins to check the style and quality of some python code.

pytype - A static type analyzer for Python code

PythonBuddy - 1st Online Python Editor With Live Syntax Checking and Execution

mypyc - Compile type annotated Python to fast C extensions

bandit - Bandit is a tool designed to find common security issues in Python code.

pylama - Code audit tool for python.

fastapi - FastAPI framework, high performance, easy to learn, fast to code, ready for production


prospector - Inspects Python source files and provides information about type and location of classes, methods etc