rospy VS ros2_documentation

Compare rospy vs ros2_documentation and see what are their differences.


ROS communications-related packages, including core client libraries (roscpp, rospy, roslisp) and graph introspection tools (rostopic, rosnode, rosservice, rosparam). (by ros)
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rospy ros2_documentation
2 2
724 462
0.8% 4.3%
2.9 9.2
10 days ago 7 days ago
Python Python
- Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
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Posts with mentions or reviews of rospy. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-05-12.
  • roscore not starting correctly
    2 projects | /r/ROS | 12 May 2023
    I had the same problem. It depends on rosgraph: I wrote a patch for the arch package and now it works. Take a look at the following gist


Posts with mentions or reviews of ros2_documentation. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning ros2_documentation yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing rospy and ros2_documentation you can also consider the following projects:

roslibpy - Python ROS Bridge library

PythonRobotics - Python sample codes for robotics algorithms.

Dstar-lite-pathplanner - Implementation of the D* lite algorithm in Python for "Improved Fast Replanning for Robot Navigation in Unknown Terrain"

mycobot_ros - A ros package for myCobot.

rosbot-docker - Docker images for ROSbot 2 platform

turtlebot3 - ROS packages for Turtlebot3

jupyter-ros - Jupyter widget helpers for ROS, the Robot Operating System

easy_handeye - Automated, hardware-independent Hand-Eye Calibration

ur5_ROS-Gazebo - Universal Robot (UR5) Pick and Place Simulation in ROS-Gazebo with a USB Cam and Vacuum Grippers

project-spotmicro-ai - Controlling the MicriSpotAI robot from scratch

Drone-Hacking-Tool - Drone Hacking Tool is a GUI tool that works with a USB Wifi adapter and HackRF One for hacking drones.

linorobot2 - Autonomous mobile robots (2WD, 4WD, Mecanum Drive)