pytype VS Folly

Compare pytype vs Folly and see what are their differences.


An open-source C++ library developed and used at Facebook. (by facebook)
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pytype Folly
10 33
3,523 20,477
1.0% 1.2%
9.8 9.8
5 days ago 4 days ago
Python C++
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later Apache License 2.0
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Posts with mentions or reviews of pytype. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-10-30.


Posts with mentions or reviews of Folly. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-01.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing pytype and Folly you can also consider the following projects:

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EASTL - Obsolete repo, please go to:

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OpenFrameworks - openFrameworks is a community-developed cross platform toolkit for creative coding in C++.

cppcoro - A library of C++ coroutine abstractions for the coroutines TS

pyannotate - Auto-generate PEP-484 annotations

pyre-check - Performant type-checking for python.

parallel-hashmap - A family of header-only, very fast and memory-friendly hashmap and btree containers.

Cinder - Cinder is a community-developed, free and open source library for professional-quality creative coding in C++.

Loki - Loki is a C++ library of designs, containing flexible implementations of common design patterns and idioms.