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Drone.io vs Gitea: What are the differences?

What is Drone.io? Open source continuous integration platform built on Docker. Drone is a hosted continuous integration service. It enables you to conveniently set up projects to automatically build, test, and deploy as you make changes to your code Drone integrates seamlessly with Github, Bitbucket and Google Code as well as third party services such as Heroku, Dotcloud, Google AppEngine and more..

What is Gitea? A painless self-hosted Git service. Gitea is a community managed lightweight code hosting solution written in Go. It published under the MIT license.

Drone.io belongs to "Continuous Integration" category of the tech stack, while Gitea can be primarily classified under "Code Collaboration & Version Control".

"Open source" is the top reason why over 45 developers like Drone.io, while over 8 developers mention "Self-hosted" as the leading cause for choosing Gitea.

Gitea is an open source tool with 14.7K GitHub stars and 1.6K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Gitea's open source repository on GitHub.

Packet, Geocodio, and Clay.io are some of the popular companies that use Drone.io, whereas Gitea is used by osu! Ripple, LunchBadger, and PlayNet. Drone.io has a broader approval, being mentioned in 47 company stacks & 20 developers stacks; compared to Gitea, which is listed in 8 company stacks and 10 developer stacks.

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Senior Software Engineer at Pulley · | 8 upvotes · 504.7K views

Out of most of the VCS solutions out there, we found Gitlab was the most feature complete with a free community edition. Their DevSecops offering is also a very robust solution. Gitlab CI/CD was quite easy to setup and the direct integration with your VCS + CI/CD is also a bonus. Out of the box integration with major cloud providers, alerting through instant messages etc. are all extremely convenient. We push our CI/CD updates to MS Teams.

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Pros of Drone.io
Pros of Gitea
  • 51
    Open source
  • 50
    Built on docker
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    Free for open source
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    GitHub integration
  • 18
    Easy Setup
  • 17
    Hosted internally
  • 17
    Flexible scripting
  • 10
    Bitbucket integration
  • 7
    GitLab integration
  • 7
    Works with Heroku
  • 6
    Gogs integration
  • 4
    Browser testing
  • 4
    Works with Google AppEngine
  • 4
    Active Community
  • 3
    Works with Amazon
  • 2
    Works with Cloud Foundry
  • 2
    Gitea Integration
  • 1
    Configuration as code
  • 1
    Eazy to use
  • 1
    Easy tool to automate CI pipeline. Running in an hour
  • 1
    Easy pipelines
  • 1
    Only need yml config
  • 1
    Written in Go
  • 22
    Self-hosted
  • 15
    Lightweight
  • 14
    Free
  • 11
    Simple
  • 9
    Multiple code maintainers
  • 8
    Easy Setup
  • 6
    Pull requests and code reviews
  • 5
    Written in Go
  • 5
    Squash and Merge is supported
  • 5
    Import existing git repositories
  • 4
    Nice gui
  • 3
    Run in Raspberry Pi
  • 2
    Community-fork of Gogs
  • 2
    LDAP Support

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Cons of Drone.io
Cons of Gitea
  • 2
    Very basic documentation
  • 3
    Community-fork of Gogs
  • 0
    Easy Windows authentication is not supported

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What is Drone.io?

Drone is a hosted continuous integration service. It enables you to conveniently set up projects to automatically build, test, and deploy as you make changes to your code. Drone integrates seamlessly with Github, Bitbucket and Google Code as well as third party services such as Heroku, Dotcloud, Google AppEngine and more.

What is Gitea?

Gitea is a community managed lightweight code hosting solution written in Go. It published under the MIT license.

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What are some alternatives to Drone.io and Gitea?
CircleCI
Continuous integration and delivery platform helps software teams rapidly release code with confidence by automating the build, test, and deploy process. Offers a modern software development platform that lets teams ramp.
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.
Concourse
Concourse's principles reduce the risk of switching to and from Concourse, by encouraging practices that decouple your project from your CI's little details, and keeping all configuration in declarative files that can be checked into version control.
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.
GitLab
GitLab offers git repository management, code reviews, issue tracking, activity feeds and wikis. Enterprises install GitLab on-premise and connect it with LDAP and Active Directory servers for secure authentication and authorization. A single GitLab server can handle more than 25,000 users but it is also possible to create a high availability setup with multiple active servers.
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