config VS koanf

Compare config vs koanf and see what are their differences.


JSON or YAML configuration wrapper with convenient access methods. (by olebedev)


Simple, lightweight, extensible, configuration management library for Go. Support for JSON, TOML, YAML, env, command line, file, S3 etc. Alternative to viper. (by knadh)
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config koanf
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0.0 7.0
7 months ago 11 days ago
Go Go
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of config. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of koanf. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-20.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing config and koanf you can also consider the following projects:

viper - Go configuration with fangs

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

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

go-simple-config - open source for accessing and storing configuration

hjson - Hjson for Go

gcfg - read INI-style configuration files into Go structs; supports user-defined types and subsections

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

xdg - A cross platform package that follows the XDG Standard

envconfig - Small library to read your configuration from environment variables

go-ini - automatic mirror of