scala-json VS json4s

Compare scala-json vs json4s and see what are their differences.

scala-json

Compile-time JSON marshaling and abstraction for Scala, Scala Native and Scala.js (by MediaMath)

json4s

JSON library (by json4s)
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scala-json json4s
0 1
61 1,432
- 0.4%
0.0 8.5
9 months ago 3 days ago
Scala Scala
Apache License 2.0 Apache License 2.0
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scala-json

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

We haven't tracked posts mentioning scala-json yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

json4s

Posts with mentions or reviews of json4s. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-08-31.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing scala-json and json4s you can also consider the following projects:

circe - Yet another JSON library for Scala

spray-json - A lightweight, clean and simple JSON implementation in Scala

jackson-module-scala - Add-on module for Jackson (https://github.com/FasterXML/jackson) to support Scala-specific datatypes

play-json

jsoniter-scala - Scala macros for compile-time generation of safe and ultra-fast JSON codecs

argonaut - Purely functional JSON parser and library in scala.

jawn - Jawn is for parsing jay-sawn (JSON)

Play JSON - The Play JSON library

sbt-json - sbt plugin that generates Scala case classes for easy, statically typed and implicit access of JSON data e.g. from API responses