GitHub Actions Alternatives

    GitHub Actions is described as 'makes it easy to automate all your software workflows, now with world-class CI/CD. Build, test, and deploy your code right from GitHub. Make code reviews, branch management, and issue triaging work the way you want' and is an website in the Development category. There are eight alternatives to GitHub Actions, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including SaaS, Mac, Windows and Linux. The best alternative is Jenkins, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to GitHub Actions are Travis CI (Freemium), AppVeyor (Freemium), CircleCI (Freemium) and Crontask (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Nov 4, 2021

    1. Jenkins is a fork of Hudson and is a continuous build system for software projects. The leading open source automation server, Jenkins provides hundreds of plugins to support building, deploying and automating any project.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Python
      • JavaScript
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      • PHP
      • C++
      • Ruby on Rails
      • Java
      • Node.JS
      Travis CI is a leading provider of continuous integration and delivery services and empowers software development teams to test and deploy their applications with confidence. Teams can easily sync their cloud platform projects with Travis CI to begin testing code in minutes.
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    2. Continuous Integration for busy developers AppVeyor automates building, testing and deployment of .NET applications helping your team to focus on delivering great apps.
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    3. CircleCI provides development teams the confidence to build, test, and deploy—quickly and consistently—across numerous platforms.
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    4. Crontask is a platform that allows Node.js or Python scripts to be executed/scheduled without a server.
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    5. Taskcluster executes tasks where a task is defined in a JSON object and placed on a queue. A worker later claims that task, executes it, and updates the task with the results.
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    6. Automates the merge workflow for Github, it manage queues in teams and improve code quality. It works with existing CI workflows, and keeps PRs up to date with latest source.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      Push to deploy. Github integration triggers deployment of your service onto global infrastructure in seconds. Leverage pre-provisioned serverless infrastructure, built with architectural best practices to accelerate your development cycles.
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