Campfire vs Gitter: What are the differences?
What is Campfire? Team collaboration with real time chat. Campfire is like instant messaging, but designed exclusively for groups. Share text, files, and code in real time. Save transcripts so you don’t forget.
What is Gitter? Messaging for people who make software. Integrated with your team, projects and your code. Free chat rooms for your public repositories A bit like IRC only smarter. Chats for private repositories as well as organisations..
Campfire and Gitter can be categorized as "Group Chat & Notifications" tools.
What is Campfire?
What is Gitter?
Want advice about which of these to choose?Ask the StackShare community!
Sign up to add, upvote and see more prosMake informed product decisions
What are the cons of using Campfire?
What are the cons of using Gitter?
Sign up to get full access to all the companiesMake informed product decisions
Sign up to get full access to all the tool integrationsMake informed product decisions
We haven't found a better way to communicate directly with the core contributors and developers for many open source projects we utilize on GitHub (Scala, Scala-js, Sinatra, Apache top-level projects, just to name a few).
It is a solid piece of software that appeals to us who have used Slack in the past, and the tight integration with a single GitHub repository or organization for each Gitter room just makes sense in our eyes.
Many GitHub communities are on Gitter. It's a great place to ask and answer questions related to open-source frameworks and libraries.
Using Gitter for open source talks and directly communicating with contributors.