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Bitrise vs Buddybuild: What are the differences?

Bitrise: Automate your mobile app development from building through testing to deployment. In short Bitrise is a Continous Integration and Delivery (CI/CD) Platform as a Service (PaaS) with a main focus on mobile app development (iOS, Android). You can automate the testing and deployment of your apps with just a few clicks. When you trigger a build a Virtual Machine is assigned to host your build and your defined Workflow (series of Steps scripts) will be executed, step by step; Buddybuild: A continuous integration, continuous deployment and user feedback platform for iOS and Android development teams. Buddybuild ties together continuous integration, continuous delivery and an iterative feedback solution into a single, seamless platform.

Bitrise and Buddybuild belong to "Mobile Continuous Integration" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Bitrise are:

  • Continuous Delivery
  • Hosted Environment
  • Customizable Workflows

On the other hand, Buddybuild provides the following key features:

  • Frictionless Setup: set up a comprehensive CI system for your iOS and Android apps in just minutes.
  • Customizable Workflow: use and extend buddybuild to meet the needs of your mobile development workflow.
  • Test with Confidence: maintain and improve the quality of your code base with automated Unit and UI testing

"Easy setup" is the top reason why over 10 developers like Bitrise, while over 11 developers mention "Easy setup" as the leading cause for choosing Buddybuild.

According to the StackShare community, Bitrise has a broader approval, being mentioned in 30 company stacks & 14 developers stacks; compared to Buddybuild, which is listed in 18 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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What is Bitrise?

It is a Continous Integration and Delivery (CI/CD) Platform as a Service (PaaS) with a main focus on mobile app development (iOS, Android). You can automate the testing and deployment of your apps with just a few clicks. When you trigger a build a Virtual Machine is assigned to host your build and your defined Workflow (series of Steps scripts) will be executed, step by step.

What is Buddybuild?

Buddybuild ties together continuous integration, continuous delivery and an iterative feedback solution into a single, seamless platform.
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      What are some alternatives to Bitrise and Buddybuild?
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      We are using React Native in #SmartHome to share the business logic between Android and iOS team and approach users with a unique brand experience. The drawback is that we require lots of native Android SDK and Objective-C modules, so a good part of the invested time is there. The gain for a app that relies less on native communication, sensors and OS tools should be even higher.

      Also it helps us set different testing stages: we use Travis CI for the javascript (business logic), Bitrise to run build tests and @Detox for #end2end automated user tests.

      We use a microservices structure on top of Zeit's @now that read from firebase. We use JWT auth to authenticate requests among services and from users, following GitHub philosophy of using the same infrastructure than its API consumers. Firebase is used mainly as a key-value store between services and as a backup database for users. We also use its authentication mechanisms.

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