I am looking for a Java YAML library (I defo don't want to use Jackson-YAML for a variety of reasons), and was wondering if there was any that people recommend.


  • That might very much depend on what features you'd expect from it. Just "Java YAML library" is a bit meager for objective and good answers ;) – Izzy Feb 21 '18 at 22:40
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    Enumerate those reasons why Jackson-YAML fails you so as to explain your specific needs. – Basil Bourque Feb 25 '18 at 6:04
  • Please read How to Ask, and give us your requirements - help us to help you. As it stands, this question is ridiculously broad. – Mawg says reinstate Monica Aug 17 '18 at 9:17

Not sure what you think is wrong with Jackson-YAML, so my recommendations might contain libraries with the same problems.

SnakeYAML looks like a good option. Alternatively, there's Camel, but it's not been updated in four months and (from the commit history) receives irregular updates.

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