Campfire vs Mattermost

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Campfire vs Mattermost: 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 Mattermost? Open-source, self-hosted, Slack alternative. Mattermost is modern communication from behind your firewall.

Campfire and Mattermost can be primarily classified as "Group Chat & Notifications" tools.

Mattermost is an open source tool with 15.4K GitHub stars and 3.14K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Mattermost's open source repository on GitHub.

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What is Campfire?

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 Mattermost?

Mattermost is modern communication from behind your firewall.
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    What are some alternatives to Campfire and Mattermost?
    Slack
    Imagine all your team communication in one place, instantly searchable, available wherever you go. That’s Slack. All your messages. All your files. And everything from Twitter, Dropbox, Google Docs, Asana, Trello, GitHub and dozens of other services. All together.
    HipChat
    HipChat is a hosted private chat service for your company or team. Invite colleagues to share ideas and files in persistent group chat rooms. Get your team off AIM, Google Talk, and Skype — HipChat was built for business.
    Microsoft Teams
    See content and chat history anytime, including team chats with Skype that are visible to the whole team. Private group chats are available for smaller group conversations.
    Gitter
    Free chat rooms for your public repositories. A bit like IRC only smarter. Chats for private repositories as well as organisations.
    RocketChat
    Rocket.Chat is a Web Chat Server, developed in JavaScript, using the Meteor fullstack framework. It is a great solution for communities and companies wanting to privately host their own chat service or for developers looking forward to build and evolve their own chat platforms.
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    Decisions about Campfire and Mattermost
    rishig
    rishig
    Head of Product at Zulip · | 4 upvotes · 24.6K views
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    RocketChat
    RocketChat
    Mattermost
    Mattermost
    Slack
    Slack

    I use Zulip instead of Slack, Mattermost, or RocketChat because of its first class threading. One week after switching to Gmail (in 2004) I realized I was never (willingly) going to use an unthreaded email product again. I had that same experience the first time I saw Zulip.

    Zulip is also fully open-source, with a well-maintained (e.g. 90+% test coverage, fully static python), easily extensible code-base. In many companies, your communication platform (chat or email) is the center of the workplace -- no one asks for a chat integration into their calendar, they ask for a calendar integration into their chat. A fully open-source codebase means you can customize Zulip to your needs, and are never at the whim of a corporate maintainer who can't or won't fix simple bugs, or who will charge you tens of thousands of dollars for making minor customizations.

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    Aghmat Abrahams
    Aghmat Abrahams
    Junior Data Engineer at Impact Radius · | 5 upvotes · 17.8K views
    Slack
    Slack
    OpsGenie
    OpsGenie
    GitHub
    GitHub
    Jira
    Jira
    Mattermost
    Mattermost

    Slack is the industry standard for managed instant messaging (IM). A good alternative would be to self (or cloud) host an open source IM such as Mattermost but as always it would be a good idea to do a cost benefit analysis between the solutions.

    Some of the main things to consider:

    • Having a good SDK for plugin creation
    • Having good integrations with existing tools ( JIRA , GitHub , OpsGenie , etc.)
    • Cost
    • Maintenance and administration
    • Covers all your businesses use cases
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    Mark Nelissen
    Mark Nelissen
    CTO at Gemsotec bvba · | 5 upvotes · 25.4K views
    Mattermost
    Mattermost
    Skype
    Skype
    Stride
    Stride
    HipChat
    HipChat
    Slack
    Slack

    I use Slack because it offers the best experience, even on the free tier (which we're still using). As a comparison, I have had in depth experience with HipChat, Stride, Skype, Google Chat (the new service), Google Hangouts (the old service). For self hosted, Mattermost is open source and claims to support most Slack integrations, but I have not extensively investigated this claim.

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    How developers use Campfire and Mattermost
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    FAELIX uses MattermostMattermost

    It is no secret that we use Mattermost at Faelix — after all, it is a product we already support to be able to offer it to our customers. And like many network operators we use Oxidized to track and log changes to our routers and switches, even when those changes are made by automation tools.

    As part of our move to using more ChatOps within the business I wanted to get visibility of network changes within our network operations channel in Mattermost. A quick and dirty script achieved this.

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