Gitter vs Spectrum: What are the differences?
Gitter: Messaging for people who make software. Integrated with your team, projects and your code. Free chat rooms for your public repositories A bit like IRC only smarter. Chats for private repositories as well as organisations.; Spectrum: A community platform for the future. The community platform for the future.
Gitter and Spectrum belong to "Group Chat & Notifications" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by Gitter are:
- Know who's seen any message
- Edit messages after you've sent them
- Full emoji support
On the other hand, Spectrum provides the following key features:
- Slack bot
- Private channels
Spectrum is an open source tool with 7.08K GitHub stars and 618 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Spectrum's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, Gitter has a broader approval, being mentioned in 25 company stacks & 41 developers stacks; compared to Spectrum, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 6 developer stacks.