fastlane vs Gerrit Code Review: What are the differences?
fastlane: Connect all iOS deployment tools into one streamlined workflow. fastlane lets you define and run your deployment pipelines for different environments. It helps you unify your app’s release process and automate the whole process. fastlane connects all fastlane tools and third party tools, like CocoaPods; Gerrit Code Review: OpenSource Git Code Review Tool. Gerrit is a self-hosted pre-commit code review tool. It serves as a Git hosting server with option to comment incoming changes. It is highly configurable and extensible with default guarding policies, webhooks, project access control and more.
fastlane belongs to "Mobile Continuous Integration" category of the tech stack, while Gerrit Code Review can be primarily classified under "Code Review".
Some of the features offered by fastlane are:
- Connect all build tools together
- Define multiple lanes for different needs
- Jenkins Integration
On the other hand, Gerrit Code Review provides the following key features:
- git repository hosting
- pre-commit code review
- commenting on diffs
"Easy to use" is the primary reason why developers consider fastlane over the competitors, whereas "Cleaner repository story" was stated as the key factor in picking Gerrit Code Review.
fastlane is an open source tool with 25.7K GitHub stars and 3.93K GitHub forks. Here's a link to fastlane's open source repository on GitHub.
Intuit, Deltecs Infotech, and fastlane are some of the popular companies that use fastlane, whereas Gerrit Code Review is used by Citrix, Midokura, and Wonga.com. fastlane has a broader approval, being mentioned in 91 company stacks & 22 developers stacks; compared to Gerrit Code Review, which is listed in 11 company stacks and 6 developer stacks.
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Fastlane is a perfect tool for the build distributions. Its pretty simple settings allow composing the app builds just with one command. For Flutter it is set up for distributing Crashlytics and Test Flight builds.