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Trac vs Github Actions: What are the differences?

What is Trac? Wiki and issue tracking system for software development projects. It is an open-source, Web-based project management and bug tracking system. It has been adopted by a variety of organizations for use as a bug tracking system for both free and open-source software and proprietary projects and products.

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.

Trac and Github Actions are primarily classified as "Project Management" and "Workflow Manager" tools respectively.

Some of the features offered by Trac are:

  • Project management
  • Account Manager
  • Ticket system

On the other hand, Github Actions provides the following key features:

  • Multiple workflow files support
  • Free and open source
  • Workflow run interface

Trac is an open source tool with 362 GitHub stars and 140 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Trac's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Github Actions has a broader approval, being mentioned in 31 company stacks & 30 developers stacks; compared to Trac, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 9 developer stacks.

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Pros of GitHub Actions
Pros of Trac
  • 7
    Integration with GitHub
  • 5
    Free
  • 3
    Easy to duplicate a workflow
  • 3
    Ready actions in Marketplace
  • 2
    Configs stored in .github
  • 2
    Docker Support
  • 2
    Read actions in Marketplace
  • 1
    Active Development Roadmap
  • 1
    Fast
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    Cons of GitHub Actions
    Cons of Trac
    • 5
      Lacking [skip ci]
    • 4
      Lacking allow failure
    • 3
      Lacking job specific badges
    • 2
      No ssh login to servers
    • 1
      No Deployment Projects
    • 1
      No manual launch
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      What is GitHub Actions?

      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.

      What is Trac?

      It is an open-source, Web-based project management and bug tracking system. It has been adopted by a variety of organizations for use as a bug tracking system for both free and open-source software and proprietary projects and products.

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      What are some alternatives to GitHub Actions and Trac?
      CircleCI
      Continuous integration and delivery platform helps software teams rapidly release code with confidence by automating the build, test, and deploy process. Offers a modern software development platform that lets teams ramp.
      Jenkins
      In a nutshell Jenkins CI is the leading open-source continuous integration server. Built with Java, it provides over 300 plugins to support building and testing virtually any project.
      Azure Pipelines
      Fast builds with parallel jobs and test execution. Use container jobs to create consistent and reliable builds with the exact tools you need. Create new containers with ease and push them to any registry.
      GitLab CI
      GitLab offers a continuous integration service. If you add a .gitlab-ci.yml file to the root directory of your repository, and configure your GitLab project to use a Runner, then each merge request or push triggers your CI pipeline.
      GitLab
      GitLab offers git repository management, code reviews, issue tracking, activity feeds and wikis. Enterprises install GitLab on-premise and connect it with LDAP and Active Directory servers for secure authentication and authorization. A single GitLab server can handle more than 25,000 users but it is also possible to create a high availability setup with multiple active servers.
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