vcsync VS viper

Compare vcsync vs viper and see what are their differences.

vcsync in golang (by tony)


Go configuration with fangs (by spf13)
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vcsync viper
1 63
1 22,403
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10.0 8.0
over 6 years ago 13 days ago
Go Go
- MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of vcsync. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-07-18.
  • Spf13 Google
    6 projects | | 18 Jul 2022
    In terms of proliferating open source I think that statement is fair. spf13 is like brand name in open source.

    I recall years back on GitHub, spf13 was like a named you were guaranteed to come across if you were sinking your teeth into go. I ended up using cast / viper: (Not that I'm anything special at golang)


Posts with mentions or reviews of viper. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-03-26.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing vcsync and viper you can also consider the following projects:

godotenv - A Go port of Ruby's dotenv library (Loads environment variables from .env files)

envconfig - Small library to read your configuration from environment variables

koanf - Simple, lightweight, extensible, configuration management library for Go. Support for JSON, TOML, YAML, env, command line, file, S3 etc. Alternative to viper.

kelseyhightower/envconfig - Golang library for managing configuration data from environment variables

mapstructure - Go library for decoding generic map values into native Go structures and vice versa.

ini - Package ini provides INI file read and write functionality in Go

goConfig - goconfig uses a struct as input and populates the fields of this struct with parameters from command line, environment variables and configuration file.

cleanenv - ‚ú®Clean and minimalistic environment configuration reader for Golang

config - JSON or YAML configuration wrapper with convenient access methods.

go-toml - Go library for the TOML file format

validator - :100:Go Struct and Field validation, including Cross Field, Cross Struct, Map, Slice and Array diving

env - A simple and zero-dependencies library to parse environment variables into structs.