Parboiled2 VS Scallop

Compare Parboiled2 vs Scallop and see what are their differences.


A macro-based PEG parser generator for Scala 2.10+ (by sirthias)


a simple Scala CLI parsing library (by scallop)
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Parboiled2 Scallop
1 1
685 628
- 0.8%
8.5 1.4
23 days ago 6 months ago
Scala Scala
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of Parboiled2. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-12.


Posts with mentions or reviews of Scallop. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-02-20.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Parboiled2 and Scallop you can also consider the following projects:

Scopt - command line options parsing for Scala

Fast Parse - Writing Fast Parsers Fast in Scala

decline - A composable command-line parser for Scala.

Scala Parser Combinators - simple combinator-based parsing for Scala. formerly part of the Scala standard library, now a separate community-maintained module

CLIST - Command Line Interface Scala Toolkit

atto - friendly little parsers

picocli - Picocli is a modern framework for building powerful, user-friendly, GraalVM-enabled command line apps with ease. It supports colors, autocompletion, subcommands, and more. In 1 source file so apps can include as source & avoid adding a dependency. Written in Java, usable from Groovy, Kotlin, Scala, etc.