Azure DevOps vs Spring Tools 4: What are the differences?
Azure DevOps: Services for teams to share code, track work, and ship software. Azure DevOps provides unlimited private Git hosting, cloud build for continuous integration, agile planning, and release management for continuous delivery to the cloud and on-premises. Includes broad IDE support; Spring Tools 4: The next generation of tooling for your favorite coding environment. It is tailored for developing enterprise applications. It is largely rebuilt from scratch, it provides world-class support for developing Spring-based enterprise applications, whether you prefer Eclipse, Visual Studio Code, or Atom IDE.
Azure DevOps belongs to "Project Management" category of the tech stack, while Spring Tools 4 can be primarily classified under "Integrated Development Environment Tools".
Some of the features offered by Azure DevOps are:
- Agile Tools: kanban boards, backlogs, scrum boards
- Reporting: dashboards, widgets, Power BI
- Git: free private repositories, pull requests
On the other hand, Spring Tools 4 provides the following key features:
- Spring Aware
- Information from live-running apps
- IDE agnostic
Spring Tools 4 is an open source tool with 257 GitHub stars and 53 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Spring Tools 4's open source repository on GitHub.