Flow vs Github Actions: What are the differences?
What is Flow? Simple project and task management for busy teams. Flow is an online collaboration platform that makes it easy for people to create, organize, discuss, and accomplish tasks with anyone, anytime, anywhere. By merging a sleek, intuitive interface with powerful functionality, we're out to revolutionize the way the world's productive teams get things done.
What is Github Actions? Automate your workflow from idea to production. It 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.
Flow and Github Actions are primarily classified as "Project Management" and "Workflow Manager" tools respectively.
Some of the features offered by Flow are:
- Simple Project Management- Visually plan and organize all of your projects as lists or cards on kanban boards
- Team Collaboration- Invite anyone to collaborate on a task whether they have an account or not.
- Live Updates- With Flow, updates happen in real-time so everyone’s always up-to-speed.
On the other hand, Github Actions provides the following key features:
- Multiple workflow files support
- Free and open source
- Workflow run interface
Craftbase, Rainist, and Walls.io are some of the popular companies that use Github Actions, whereas Flow is used by Maersk Digital, Grooveshark, and Startae. Github Actions has a broader approval, being mentioned in 31 company stacks & 30 developers stacks; compared to Flow, which is listed in 13 company stacks and 21 developer stacks.