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Buildbot vs Shippable: What are the differences?

Buildbot: Python-based continuous integration testing framework. BuildBot is a system to automate the compile/test cycle required by most software projects to validate code changes. By automatically rebuilding and testing the tree each time something has changed, build problems are pinpointed quickly, before other developers are inconvenienced by the failure; Shippable: Shippable is a SaaS platform that lets you easily add Continuous Integration/Deployment to your Github & Bitbucket repos. Shippable is a SaaS platform that lets you easily add Continuous Integration/Deployment to your Github and BitBucket repositories. It is lightweight, super simple to setup, and runs your builds and tests faster than any other service.

Buildbot and Shippable belong to "Continuous Integration" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Buildbot are:

  • run builds on a variety of slave platforms
  • arbitrary build process: handles projects using C, Python, whatever
  • minimal host requirements: Python and Twisted

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

  • 1-Click Setup
  • Docker Containers
  • Responsive UI

"Highly configurable builds" is the primary reason why developers consider Buildbot over the competitors, whereas "Free private repositories" was stated as the key factor in picking Shippable.

Buildbot is an open source tool with 4K GitHub stars and 1.37K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Buildbot's open source repository on GitHub.

esa, Reviewable, and Algorithmia are some of the popular companies that use Shippable, whereas Buildbot is used by Mozilla, Animoto, and Fetch Robotics. Shippable has a broader approval, being mentioned in 24 company stacks & 4 developers stacks; compared to Buildbot, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 6 developer stacks.

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What is Buildbot?

BuildBot is a system to automate the compile/test cycle required by most software projects to validate code changes. By automatically rebuilding and testing the tree each time something has changed, build problems are pinpointed quickly, before other developers are inconvenienced by the failure.

What is Shippable?

Shippable is a SaaS platform that lets you easily add Continuous Integration/Deployment to your Github and BitBucket repositories. It is lightweight, super simple to setup, and runs your builds and tests faster than any other service.
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      What are some alternatives to Buildbot and Shippable?
      Jenkins
      In a nutshell Jenkins CI is the leading open-source continuous integration server. Built with Java, it provides over 300 plugins to support building and testing virtually any project.
      TeamCity
      TeamCity is a user-friendly continuous integration (CI) server for professional developers, build engineers, and DevOps. It is trivial to setup and absolutely free for small teams and open source projects.
      GitLab CI
      GitLab offers a continuous integration service. If you add a .gitlab-ci.yml file to the root directory of your repository, and configure your GitLab project to use a Runner, then each merge request or push triggers your CI pipeline.
      Bitbucket
      Bitbucket gives teams one place to plan projects, collaborate on code, test and deploy, all with free private Git repositories. Teams choose Bitbucket because it has a superior Jira integration, built-in CI/CD, & is free for up to 5 users.
      Travis CI
      Free for open source projects, our CI environment provides multiple runtimes (e.g. Node.js or PHP versions), data stores and so on. Because of this, hosting your project on travis-ci.com means you can effortlessly test your library or applications against multiple runtimes and data stores without even having all of them installed locally.
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      Giovanni Candido da Silva uses ShippableShippable

      Very cheap and good quality integration service. Use docker as the underline infrastructure and is ready to deploy on many places like cloud foundry.

      Its a build and reporter tool, continuous building the application

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      Continuous Integration

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