parse5 VS fast-xml-parser

Compare parse5 vs fast-xml-parser and see what are their differences.


HTML parsing/serialization toolset for Node.js. WHATWG HTML Living Standard (aka HTML5)-compliant. (by inikulin)


Validate XML, Parse XML and Build XML rapidly without C/C++ based libraries and no callback. (by NaturalIntelligence)
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parse5 fast-xml-parser
4 2
3,468 2,178
- 1.7%
9.0 7.0
5 days ago 11 days ago
TypeScript JavaScript
MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of parse5. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-12-21.


Posts with mentions or reviews of fast-xml-parser. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-12-10.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing parse5 and fast-xml-parser you can also consider the following projects:

xml2js - XML to JavaScript object converter.

URI.js - Javascript URL mutation library


nearley - 📜🔜🌲 Simple, fast, powerful parser toolkit for JavaScript.

PEG.js - PEG.js: Parser generator for JavaScript

json-query - Retrieves values from JSON objects for data binding

Jison - Bison in JavaScript.

remark - markdown processor powered by plugins part of the @unifiedjs collective

js-yaml - JavaScript YAML parser and dumper. Very fast.

marked - A markdown parser and compiler. Built for speed.