GitHub vs. Perforce vs. Fossil

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Description

What is GitHub?

GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.

What is Perforce?

Visibility, access control, workflow and code management for Git environments. Flexibility of collaborating on the same codebase and code reviews using any combination of Perforce and Git workflows and tools without compromise.

What is Fossil?

Fossil is a software configuration management system. Fossil is software that is designed to control and track the development of a software project and to record the history of the project. There are many such systems in use today. Fossil strives to distinguish itself from the others by being extremely simple to setup and operate.

Pros

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    Why do developers choose Perforce?
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    Why do developers choose Fossil?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using GitHub?
    Downsides of GitHub?

    What are the cons of using Perforce?
    No Cons submitted yet for Perforce
    Downsides of Perforce?

    What are the cons of using Fossil?
    No Cons submitted yet for Fossil
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    Pricing

    How much does GitHub cost?
    GitHub Pricing
    How much does Perforce cost?
    How much does Fossil cost?

    Companies

    What companies use GitHub?
    3942 companies on StackShare use GitHub
    What companies use Perforce?
    1 companies on StackShare use Perforce
    What companies use Fossil?
    0 companies on StackShare use Fossil

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with GitHub?
    256 tools on StackShare integrate with GitHub
    What tools integrate with Perforce?
    5 tools on StackShare integrate with Perforce
    What tools integrate with Fossil?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Fossil

    What are some alternatives to GitHub, Perforce, and Fossil?

    • Bitbucket - One place to plan projects, collaborate on code, test and deploy, all with free private repositories.
    • GitLab - Open source self-hosted Git management software
    • GitHub Enterprise - The on-premises version of GitHub, which you can deploy and manage in your own, secure environment
    • Gogs - A self-hosted Git service written in Go

    See all alternatives to GitHub

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