Protocol Buffers Alternatives
TOML aims to be a minimal configuration file format that's easy to read due to obvious semantics. TOML is designed to map unambiguously to a hash table. TOML should be easy to parse into data structures in a wide variety of languages.
- - TOML is the most popular Windows, Mac & Linux alternative to Protocol Buffers.
- - TOML is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to Protocol Buffers.
Thrift is a lightweight, language-independent software stack for point-to-point RPC implementation. Thrift provides clean abstractions and implementations for data transport, data serialization, and application level processing.
- - Apache Thrift is the most popular Self-Hosted alternative to Protocol Buffers.
Apache Thrift Features