GitHub Notifier vs GitMonitor: What are the differences?
What is GitHub Notifier? Chrome notifications for GitHub (open source). Under the hood, this application simply polls GitHub web endpoints (/pulls|/issues|/releases) of projects you specify, it doesn't require OAuth tokens or credentials entering into the extension.
What is GitMonitor? Enforce custom rules on your Github repositories. Setup custom rules around pull requests, commits and commiters for all your Github repositories. For example, you create a rule that says "no direct commits are allowed to the master, develop or production branches".
GitHub Notifier and GitMonitor can be primarily classified as "Tools for GitHub" tools.
Some of the features offered by GitHub Notifier are:
- Supports public and private repositories
- Desktop notifications when a new pull request is raised
- Desktop notifications when a new issue is raised
On the other hand, GitMonitor provides the following key features:
- Integrates with Flowdock
- Integrates with Slack
- Push notifications to your mobile devices
GitHub Notifier is an open source tool with 42 GitHub stars and 10 GitHub forks. Here's a link to GitHub Notifier's open source repository on GitHub.