CodePush vs Siphon: What are the differences?
CodePush: Push code updates to your apps, instantly (by Microsoft). CodePush is a cloud service that enables Cordova and React Native developers to deploy mobile app updates directly to their users’ devices. It works by acting as a central repository that developers can publish certain updates to (e.g. JS, HTML, CSS and image changes), and that apps can query for updates from (using our provided client SDKs); Siphon: Build and publish React Native apps without installing Xcode. Siphon allows you to quickly build and publish React Native apps. With Siphon you can push instant updates to your production apps. Siphon also includes a sandbox environment that lets you test React Native apps without installing Xcode or Android Studio.
CodePush and Siphon belong to "Cross-Platform Mobile Tools" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by CodePush are:
- Deploy code updates directly to users
- Manage alpha, beta and production apps
- Cordova and React Native ready
On the other hand, Siphon provides the following key features:
- Push instant updates to your production app
- Create a native mobile app in 30 seconds.
- Test in the simulator or your device.
CodePush is an open source tool with 3.7K GitHub stars and 393 GitHub forks. Here's a link to CodePush's open source repository on GitHub.