Scala Parser Combinators VS Kaitai Struct

Compare Scala Parser Combinators vs Kaitai Struct and see what are their differences.

Scala Parser Combinators

simple combinator-based parsing for Scala. formerly part of the Scala standard library, now a separate community-maintained module (by scala)

Kaitai Struct

Kaitai Struct: declarative language to generate binary data parsers in C++ / C# / Go / Java / JavaScript / Lua / Nim / Perl / PHP / Python / Ruby (by kaitai-io)
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Scala Parser Combinators Kaitai Struct
3 27
601 3,143
1.7% 2.1%
7.5 7.4
11 days ago about 2 months ago
Scala Shell
Apache License 2.0 GPL-3.0-or-later
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Scala Parser Combinators

Posts with mentions or reviews of Scala Parser Combinators. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-04-28.
  • thoroughful tutorial for scala.util.parsing.combinator._
    2 projects | | 28 Apr 2022
    If you find anything that isn't already linked from the README at , please PR the addition to the readme.
  • -🎄- 2021 Day 18 Solutions -🎄-
    144 projects | | 17 Dec 2021
    Mostly a mess of pattern matching. I really need to make some generic tree utilities. Haven't been able to find a decent parser combinator that works in Scala 3 (I usually use fastparse which depends heavily on Scala 2 macros, and scala-parser-combinators works in Scala 3, but I've had a lot of trouble getting it to not be too greedy), so I used the state monad from cats to parse at the bottom of the file, which I think turned out fairly nice.

Kaitai Struct

Posts with mentions or reviews of Kaitai Struct. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-09-05.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Scala Parser Combinators and Kaitai Struct you can also consider the following projects:

Protobuf - Protocol Buffers - Google's data interchange format

csvkit - A suite of utilities for converting to and working with CSV, the king of tabular file formats.

Fast Parse - Writing Fast Parsers Fast in Scala

rizin - UNIX-like reverse engineering framework and command-line toolset.

Camelot - A Python library to extract tabular data from PDFs


PDFMiner - Python PDF Parser (Not actively maintained). Check out pdfminer.six.

tablib - Python Module for Tabular Datasets in XLS, CSV, JSON, YAML, &c.

unoconv - Universal Office Converter - Convert between any document format supported by LibreOffice/OpenOffice.

Scopt - command line options parsing for Scala