Gitea vs GitHub: What are the differences?
What is Gitea? A painless self-hosted Git service. Gitea is a community managed lightweight code hosting solution written in Go. It published under the MIT license.
What is GitHub? Powerful collaboration, review, and code management for open source and private development projects. GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
Gitea and GitHub can be categorized as "Code Collaboration & Version Control" tools.
"Self-hosted" is the top reason why over 8 developers like Gitea, while over 1750 developers mention "Open source friendly" as the leading cause for choosing GitHub.
Gitea is an open source tool with 14.7K GitHub stars and 1.6K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Gitea's open source repository on GitHub.
Airbnb, Netflix, and Medium are some of the popular companies that use GitHub, whereas Gitea is used by osu! Ripple, LunchBadger, and PlayNet. GitHub has a broader approval, being mentioned in 4707 company stacks & 6088 developers stacks; compared to Gitea, which is listed in 8 company stacks and 10 developer stacks.
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