hocon is configurable data for environment settings like dev, test, stage, and production environment.
HOCON is an superset of JSON with features - includes, substitutions, comments
Let’s see the difference between the two file formats.
|Configuration language for a different test, production environments||markup language syntax easily understand by Human readability|
|Supports includes and Substitutions||No support|
|Comments are supported||Comments are supported|
|Support DRY and inheritance principles||extended using tags|