FlatBuffers alternatives and similar libraries
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7.7 0.0 L1 FlatBuffers VS MessagePackMessagePack implementation for C and C++ / msgpack.org[C/C++]
7.6 9.1 L1 FlatBuffers VS SimpleBinaryEncodingSimple Binary Encoding (SBE) - High Performance Message Codec
7.5 6.5 L3 FlatBuffers VS BondBond is a cross-platform framework for working with schematized data. It supports cross-language de/serialization and powerful generic mechanisms for efficiently manipulating data. Bond is broadly used at Microsoft in high scale services.
Cista is a simple, high-performance, zero-copy C++ serialization & reflection library.
4.1 1.1 L2 FlatBuffers VS cppcodecHeader-only C++11 library to encode/decode base64, base64url, base32, base32hex and hex (a.k.a. base16) as specified in RFC 4648, plus Crockford's base32. MIT licensed with consistent, flexible API.
2.4 0.0 L4 FlatBuffers VS LeapSerialThe Leap Motion cross-format, cross-platform declarative serialization library
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FlatBuffers is a cross platform serialization library architected for maximum memory efficiency. It allows you to directly access serialized data without parsing/unpacking it first, while still having great forwards/backwards compatibility.
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Supported operating systems
- MacOS X
- And any others with a recent C++ compiler.
Supported programming languages
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