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Bitbucket vs Kallithea: What are the differences?

Bitbucket: One place to plan projects, collaborate on code, test and deploy, all with free private repositories. Bitbucket gives teams one place to plan projects, collaborate on code, test and deploy, all with free private Git repositories. Teams choose Bitbucket because it has a superior Jira integration, built-in CI/CD, & is free for up to 5 users; Kallithea: A free and open source software system for hosting and managing Mercurial and Git repositories. It is a free Software source code management system that supports two leading version control systems, Mercurial and Git, and has a web interface that is easy to use for users and admins. You can install it on your own server and host repositories for the version control system of your choice.

Bitbucket and Kallithea can be categorized as "Code Collaboration & Version Control" tools.

Some of the features offered by Bitbucket are:

  • Unlimited private repositories, charged per user
  • Best-in-class Jira integration
  • Built-in CI/CD

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

  • Built-in push/pull server
  • Easy to integrate
  • Code review
Decisions about Bitbucket and Kallithea
Weverton Timoteo

Do you review your Pull/Merge Request before assigning Reviewers?

If you work in a team opening a Pull Request (or Merge Request) looks appropriate. However, have you ever thought about opening a Pull/Merge Request when working by yourself? Here's a checklist of things you can review in your own:

  • Pick the correct target branch
  • Make Drafts explicit
  • Name things properly
  • Ask help for tools
  • Remove the noise
  • Fetch necessary data
  • Understand Mergeability
  • Pass the message
  • Add screenshots
  • Be found in the future
  • Comment inline in your changes

Read the blog post for more detailed explanation for each item :D

What else do you review before asking for code review?

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Weverton Timoteo

One of the magic tricks git performs is the ability to rewrite log history. You can do it in many ways, but git rebase -i is the one I most use. With this command, It’s possible to switch commits order, remove a commit, squash two or more commits, or edit, for instance.

It’s particularly useful to run it before opening a pull request. It allows developers to “clean up” the mess and organize commits before submitting to review. If you follow the practice 3 and 4, then the list of commits should look very similar to a task list. It should reveal the rationale you had, telling the story of how you end up with that final code.

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Pros of Bitbucket
Pros of Kallithea
  • 905
    Free private repos
  • 398
    Simple setup
  • 347
    Nice ui and tools
  • 341
    Unlimited private repositories
  • 240
    Affordable git hosting
  • 123
    Integrates with many apis and services
  • 119
    Reliable uptime
  • 86
    Nice gui
  • 84
    Pull requests and code reviews
  • 58
    Very customisable
  • 16
    Mercurial repositories
  • 14
    SourceTree integration
  • 11
    JIRA integration
  • 10
    Track every commit to an issue in JIRA
  • 8
    Deployment hooks
  • 8
    Best free alternative to Github
  • 7
    Automatically share repositories with all your teammates
  • 7
    Compatible with Mac and Windows
  • 6
    Source Code Insight
  • 5
    Price
  • 5
    Login with Google
  • 5
    Create a wiki
  • 5
    Approve pull request button
  • 4
    Customizable pipelines
  • 4
    #2 Atlassian Product after JIRA
  • 3
    Unlimited Private Repos at no cost
  • 3
    Continuous Integration and Delivery
  • 3
    Also supports Mercurial
  • 2
    Teamcity
  • 2
    Mercurial Support
  • 2
    IAM
  • 2
    Issues tracker
  • 2
    IAM integration
  • 2
    Academic license program
  • 2
    Multilingual interface
  • 2
    Open source friendly
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    Cons of Bitbucket
    Cons of Kallithea
    • 19
      Not much community activity
    • 17
      Difficult to review prs because of confusing ui
    • 15
      Quite buggy
    • 10
      Managed by enterprise Java company
    • 8
      CI tool is not free of charge
    • 7
      Complexity with rights management
    • 6
      Only 5 collaborators for private repos
    • 4
      Slow performance
    • 2
      No AWS Codepipelines integration
    • 1
      No more Mercurial repositories
    • 1
      No server side git-hook support
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      What is Bitbucket?

      Bitbucket gives teams one place to plan projects, collaborate on code, test and deploy, all with free private Git repositories. Teams choose Bitbucket because it has a superior Jira integration, built-in CI/CD, & is free for up to 5 users.

      What is Kallithea?

      It is a free Software source code management system that supports two leading version control systems, Mercurial and Git, and has a web interface that is easy to use for users and admins. You can install it on your own server and host repositories for the version control system of your choice.

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