Buddy vs Deployer: What are the differences?
Developers describe Buddy as "Build, test and deploy on push in seconds". Git platform for web and software developers with Docker-based tools for Continuous Integration and Deployment. On the other hand, Deployer is detailed as "Deployment Tool for PHP". A deployment tool written in PHP with support for popular frameworks out of the box.
Buddy and Deployer belong to "Continuous Deployment" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by Buddy are:
- Automatic deployments on push to branch
- Docker-based builds and tests
- 10-minute setup of complete environment
On the other hand, Deployer provides the following key features:
- Simple setup process and a minimal learning curve
- Ready to use recipes for most frameworks
- Parallel execution without extensions
"Docker" is the top reason why over 49 developers like Buddy, while over 7 developers mention "Simply to use" as the leading cause for choosing Deployer.
Deployer is an open source tool with 6.93K GitHub stars and 986 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Deployer's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, Buddy has a broader approval, being mentioned in 20 company stacks & 13 developers stacks; compared to Deployer, which is listed in 8 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.