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Hound vs Phabricator: What are the differences?

Hound: A hosted service that comments on Ruby style guide violations in your GitHub pull requests. Take care of pesky code reviews with a trusty Hound. Hound reviews GitHub pull requests for style guide violations; Phabricator: Open Source, Software Development Platform. Phabricator is a collection of open source web applications that help software companies build better software.

Hound and Phabricator belong to "Code Review" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Hound are:

  • Open source
  • Free for public repos
  • Automated reviews of GitHub pull requests for style guide violations

On the other hand, Phabricator provides the following key features:

  • reviewing code before it hits master
  • auditing code after it hits master
  • hosting Git/Hg/SVN repositories

"Comments on style so I don't have to" is the primary reason why developers consider Hound over the competitors, whereas "Open Source" was stated as the key factor in picking Phabricator.

Hound is an open source tool with 1.72K GitHub stars and 393 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Hound's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Phabricator has a broader approval, being mentioned in 52 company stacks & 12 developers stacks; compared to Hound, which is listed in 10 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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Pros of Hound
Pros of Phabricator
  • 4
    Comments on style so I don't have to
  • 3
    Easy configuration
  • 3
    Fast
  • 2
    Free for OSS
  • 2
    Inline comments
  • 33
    Open Source
  • 28
    Code Review
  • 25
    Supports Git/Hg/SVN
  • 17
    Bug Tracking
  • 16
    Audit Source Code
  • 11
    Unlimited Repo Support
  • 10
    Super fast task creation
  • 10
    Software Engineering Platform
  • 9
    Flexible Project Management
  • 8
    Project Management
  • 5
    Self hosted
  • 4
    Building Better Software
  • 2
    Complete set for collaborating on software development
  • 2
    Best Integration with Gitlab
  • 1
    Workflow
  • 1
    Powerful, Complete, Fast, Reliable and Open Source
  • 1
    Very effective system, does all PM & code org needed
  • 1
    Straightforward code review process

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What is Hound?

Automated code review for GitHub pull requests. It comments on code quality and style issues, allowing you and your team to better review and maintain a clean codebase.

What is Phabricator?

Phabricator is a collection of open source web applications that help software companies build better software.

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