Phabricator vs Sourcetrail: What are the differences?
Phabricator: Open Source, Software Development Platform. Phabricator is a collection of open source web applications that help software companies build better software; Sourcetrail: Get productive on unfamiliar source code. Sourcetrail is a cross-platform source explorer for C/C++ and Java. It helps software engineers explore and navigate unknown source code quickly and thoroughly by combining an interactive graph visualization, a concise code view and a powerful search algorithm, all built into an easy-to-use cross-platform developer tool.
Phabricator and Sourcetrail can be primarily classified as "Code Review" tools.
Some of the features offered by Phabricator are:
- reviewing code before it hits master
- auditing code after it hits master
- hosting Git/Hg/SVN repositories
On the other hand, Sourcetrail provides the following key features:
- Index your Source Code - Sourcetrail's in-depth static analysis finds all definitions and references within your source files. You can choose from several methods for project setup.
- Find any Symbol - Use Sourcetrail's search field to quickly find any symbol within the whole codebase. The fuzzy keyword matching gives you the best matches with just a few keystrokes
- Navigate Visually - The graph visualization provides a quick overview of any class, method, field, etc., and all its relations. The graph is fully interactive. Use it to move through the codebase by focusing on other nodes and edges.