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AppFog vs Glitch: What are the differences?

Developers describe AppFog as "Simple PaaS for Java, Python, Node, .Net, Ruby, PHP, MySQL, Mongo, and PostgreSQL". AppFog provides the infrastructure web developers need to build apps without worrying about IT tasks or having to wait days to get servers ready for writing code. AppFog’s web application technologies include PHP, NodeJS, Ruby, Python, Java, .NET, MySQL, and PostgreSQL. On the other hand, Glitch is detailed as "The easiest way to build apps and bots". Combining automated deployment, instant hosting and collaborative editing, Gomix gets you straight to coding. The apps you create are instantly live, hosted by us, and always up to date with your latest changes. Build products, prototype ideas, and hack solutions to problems.

AppFog and Glitch can be primarily classified as "Platform as a Service" tools.

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Pros of AppFog
Pros of Glitch
  • 4
    Allocate multiple instances to one app for free
  • 4
    The basic plan is free
  • 3
    Pricing by memory size
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    Great for startups
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    10 Free instances
  • 11
    Bang! App built
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    Instant APPification ;)
  • 5
    Auto commits
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    No no. limitation on free projects
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    Easy to use
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    Tons of usable code
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    Awesome support
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    Very fast API creation. Especially for small apps

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Cons of AppFog
Cons of Glitch
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    • 4
      UI could be better / cleaner
    • 1
      Limited Support/Diffficult to use Non-JS Languages
    • 1
      Not good for big projects
    • 1
      Cannot delete project, only the source code is

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    What is AppFog?

    AppFog provides the infrastructure web developers need to build apps without worrying about IT tasks or having to wait days to get servers ready for writing code. AppFog’s web application technologies include PHP, NodeJS, Ruby, Python, Java, .NET, MySQL, and PostgreSQL.

    What is Glitch?

    Combining automated deployment, instant hosting and collaborative editing, Gomix gets you straight to coding. The apps you create are instantly live, hosted by us, and always up to date with your latest changes. Build products, prototype ideas, and hack solutions to problems.

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