Runtypes: Detailed Overview & Metrics

v6.7.0(9 months ago)

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Runtypes is a lightweight and powerful runtime type system for JavaScript and TypeScript. It allows you to define and enforce type constraints on your data at runtime, providing runtime type checking and validation. With Runtypes, you can easily define complex data structures, validate input data, and ensure type safety in your applications.

Compared to other type checking libraries like PropTypes or TypeScript, Runtypes offers a more flexible and expressive syntax for defining types. It supports advanced features like union types, intersection types, and recursive types, allowing you to model complex data structures with ease. Runtypes also provides a seamless integration with TypeScript, making it a great choice for projects using TypeScript.

Runtypes is actively maintained and regularly updated with new features and bug fixes. It has a growing community and good documentation, making it easy to get started and find support. If you're looking for a runtime type system for JavaScript or TypeScript, Runtypes is definitely worth considering.

Alternatives:
io-ts+
zod+
yup+
ajv+
joi+
class-validator+
superstruct+
prop-types+
ts-json-schema-generator+
typebox+

Tags: javascripttypescripttype-checkingruntime-type-systemvalidation