Shippable vs Test Kitchen: What are the differences?
Developers describe Shippable as "Shippable is a SaaS platform that lets you easily add Continuous Integration/Deployment to your Github & Bitbucket repos". Shippable is a SaaS platform that lets you easily add Continuous Integration/Deployment to your Github and BitBucket repositories. It is lightweight, super simple to setup, and runs your builds and tests faster than any other service. On the other hand, Test Kitchen is detailed as "Integration tool for developing and testing infrastructure code and software on isolated target platforms". Test Kitchen has a static, declarative configuration in a .kitchen.yml file at the root of your project. It is designed to execute isolated code run in pristine environments ensuring that no prior state exists. A plugin architecture gives you the freedom to run your code on any cloud, virtualization, or bare metal resources and allows you to write acceptance criteria in whatever framework you desire.
Shippable and Test Kitchen can be categorized as "Continuous Integration" tools.
"Free private repositories" is the top reason why over 17 developers like Shippable, while over 3 developers mention "Automated testing" as the leading cause for choosing Test Kitchen.
Test Kitchen is an open source tool with 1.62K GitHub stars and 543 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Test Kitchen's open source repository on GitHub.