CarpVM VS MicroPython

Compare CarpVM vs MicroPython and see what are their differences.


"interesting" VM in C. Let's see how this goes. (by tekknolagi)


MicroPython - a lean and efficient Python implementation for microcontrollers and constrained systems (by micropython)
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CarpVM MicroPython
0 68
977 13,624
- 2.2%
1.6 9.8
about 1 year ago 2 days ago
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Posts with mentions or reviews of CarpVM. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

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


Posts with mentions or reviews of MicroPython. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-19.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing CarpVM and MicroPython you can also consider the following projects:

circuitpython - CircuitPython - a Python implementation for teaching coding with microcontrollers

esp-idf - Espressif IoT Development Framework. Official development framework for Espressif SoCs.

IronPython - Implementation of Python 3.x for .NET Framework that is built on top of the Dynamic Language Runtime.

jerryscript - Ultra-lightweight JavaScript engine for the Internet of Things.

Unicorn Engine - Unicorn CPU emulator framework (ARM, AArch64, M68K, Mips, Sparc, PowerPC, RiscV, S390x, X86)

kmk_firmware - Clackety Keyboards Powered by Python

QEMU - Official QEMU mirror. Please see for how to submit changes to QEMU. Pull Requests are ignored. Please only use release tarballs from the QEMU website.

Espruino - The Espruino JavaScript interpreter - Official Repo

Grumpy - Grumpy is a Python to Go source code transcompiler and runtime.

awesome-embedded-rust - Curated list of resources for Embedded and Low-level development in the Rust programming language

CLPython - An implementation of Python in Common Lisp

micropython-nanoweb - Full async Micropython web server with small memory footprint.