Gogs vs RhodeCode: What are the differences?
What is Gogs? A self-hosted Git service written in Go. The goal of this project is to make the easiest, fastest and most painless way to set up a self-hosted Git service. With Go, this can be done in independent binary distribution across ALL platforms that Go supports, including Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows.
What is RhodeCode? Enterprise source code management platform for behind-the-firewall Mercurial, Git & Subversion. Secure and Open Source. RhodeCode provides centralized control over distributed code repositories. Developers get code review tools and custom APIs that work in Mercurial, Git & SVN. Firms get unified security and user control so that their CTOs can sleep at night.
Gogs and RhodeCode can be categorized as "Code Collaboration & Version Control" tools.
Some of the features offered by Gogs are:
- Activity timeline
- SSH/HTTP(S) protocol support
- SMTP/LDAP/reverse proxy authentication support
On the other hand, RhodeCode provides the following key features:
- unified repository management across Mercurial, Git & SVN
- full-text source code search
- web-based code editor
"Self-hosted github like service" is the top reason why over 32 developers like Gogs, while over 21 developers mention "Self hosted" as the leading cause for choosing RhodeCode.
Gogs is an open source tool with 30.8K GitHub stars and 3.56K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Gogs's open source repository on GitHub.