pybind11 VS PyO3

Compare pybind11 vs PyO3 and see what are their differences.

pybind11

Seamless operability between C++11 and Python (by pybind)

PyO3

Rust bindings for the Python interpreter (by PyO3)
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pybind11 PyO3
35 103
12,116 7,413
1.9% 6.0%
9.6 9.6
9 days ago 4 days ago
C++ Rust
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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pybind11

Posts with mentions or reviews of pybind11. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-01-17.

PyO3

Posts with mentions or reviews of PyO3. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-01-22.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing pybind11 and PyO3 you can also consider the following projects:

rust-cpython - Rust <-> Python bindings

Optional Argument in C++ - Named Optional Arguments in C++17

setuptools-rust - Setuptools plugin for Rust support

PEGTL - Parsing Expression Grammar Template Library

RustPython - A Python Interpreter written in Rust

sparsehash - C++ associative containers

sol2 - Sol3 (sol2 v3.0) - a C++ <-> Lua API wrapper with advanced features and top notch performance - is here, and it's great! Documentation:

bincode - A binary encoder / decoder implementation in Rust.

dynamic_bitset - Simple Useful Libraries: C++17/20 header-only dynamic bitset

milksnake - A setuptools/wheel/cffi extension to embed a binary data in wheels

egui - egui: an easy-to-use immediate mode GUI in Rust that runs on both web and native

py2many - Transpiler of Python to many other languages