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Huginn vs n8n: What are the differences?

Huginn: A Self-Hosted and Open-Source Zapier Alternative. It is a system for building agents that perform automated tasks for you online. They can read the web, watch for events, and take actions on your behalf. It's Agents create and consume events, propagating them along a directed graph. Think of it as a hackable version of IFTTT or Zapier on your own server. You always know who has your data; n8n: Open Source Alternative for Zapier. It is a free node based Workflow Automation Tool. Easily automate tasks accross different services. Synchronise data between different apps/databases.

Huginn and n8n belong to "Web Service Automation" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Huginn are:

  • Track the weather and get an email when it's going to rain (or snow) tomorrow
  • Watch for air travel or shopping deals
  • Follow your project names on Twitter and get updates when people mention them

On the other hand, n8n provides the following key features:

  • Free / Open Source
  • Create own nodes to integrate third-party services or in-house tools
  • Decide who gets access and where your data is stored

Huginn and n8n are both open source tools. Huginn with 27.7K GitHub stars and 2.66K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than n8n with 6.84K GitHub stars and 418 GitHub forks.

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    What is Huginn?

    It is a system for building agents that perform automated tasks for you online. They can read the web, watch for events, and take actions on your behalf. It's Agents create and consume events, propagating them along a directed graph. Think of it as a hackable version of IFTTT or Zapier on your own server. You always know who has your data.

    What is n8n?

    It is a free node based Workflow Automation Tool. Easily automate tasks accross different services. Synchronise data between different apps/databases.

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    What are some alternatives to Huginn and n8n?
    IFTTT
    Create powerful connections with one simple statement: if this then that. For example: "Backup my contacts to a Google Spreadsheet"
    Beehive
    Beehive is an event and agent system, which allows you to create your own agents that perform automated tasks triggered by events and filters. It is modular, flexible and really easy to extend for anyone. It has modules (we call them Hives), so it can interface with, talk to, or retrieve information from Twitter, Tumblr, Email, IRC, Jabber, RSS, Jenkins, Hue - to name just a few.
    Airflow
    Use Airflow to author workflows as directed acyclic graphs (DAGs) of tasks. The Airflow scheduler executes your tasks on an array of workers while following the specified dependencies. Rich command lines utilities makes performing complex surgeries on DAGs a snap. The rich user interface makes it easy to visualize pipelines running in production, monitor progress and troubleshoot issues when needed.
    Home Assistant
    Open source home automation that puts local control and privacy first. Powered by a worldwide community of tinkerers and DIY enthusiasts.
    Zapier
    Zapier is for busy people who know their time is better spent selling, marketing, or coding. Instead of wasting valuable time coming up with complicated systems - you can use Zapier to automate the web services you and your team are already using on a daily basis.
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