envconfig VS koanf

Compare envconfig vs koanf and see what are their differences.


Small library to read your configuration from environment variables (by vrischmann)


Simple, lightweight, extensible, configuration management library for Go. Support for JSON, TOML, YAML, env, command line, file, S3 etc. Alternative to viper. (by knadh)
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envconfig koanf
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0.0 7.2
10 months ago 9 days ago
Go Go
MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of envconfig. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of koanf. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-20.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing envconfig and koanf you can also consider the following projects:

viper - Go configuration with fangs

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

konfig - Composable, observable and performant config handling for Go for the distributed processing era

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

go-simple-config - open source for accessing and storing configuration

gcfg - read INI-style configuration files into Go structs; supports user-defined types and subsections

go-ini - automatic mirror of https://git.sr.ht/~spc/go-ini

store - A dead simple configuration manager for Go applications

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

go-options - :package: Clean APIs for your Go Applications