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Pure JavaScript deployment tool used by Ghost blogging platform
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What is Shipit?

Shipit is an automation engine and a deployment tool written for node / iojs. Shipit was built to be a Capistrano alternative for people who don't know ruby, or who experienced some issues with it. If you want to write tasks in JavaScript and enjoy the node ecosystem, Shipit is also for you.
Shipit is a tool in the Server Configuration and Automation category of a tech stack.
Shipit is an open source tool with 5.3K GitHub stars and 221 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Shipit's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Shipit?

5 companies reportedly use Shipit in their tech stacks, including Netbeast, Ghost, and 20scoops.

16 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Shipit.
Pros of Shipit
Great configuration

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Shipit Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Shipit?
Capistrano is a remote server automation tool. It supports the scripting and execution of arbitrary tasks, and includes a set of sane-default deployment workflows.
ShipStation is a web-based software designed to help eCommerce retailers process, fulfill, and ship their orders from all the most popular marketplaces and shopping carts using all the top carriers.
Ansible is an IT automation tool. It can configure systems, deploy software, and orchestrate more advanced IT tasks such as continuous deployments or zero downtime rolling updates. Ansible’s goals are foremost those of simplicity and maximum ease of use.
Chef enables you to manage and scale cloud infrastructure with no downtime or interruptions. Freely move applications and configurations from one cloud to another. Chef is integrated with all major cloud providers including Amazon EC2, VMWare, IBM Smartcloud, Rackspace, OpenStack, Windows Azure, HP Cloud, Google Compute Engine, Joyent Cloud and others.
Puppet Labs
Puppet is an automated administrative engine for your Linux, Unix, and Windows systems and performs administrative tasks (such as adding users, installing packages, and updating server configurations) based on a centralized specification.
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