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PageKite vs ShutIt: What are the differences?

What is PageKite? Make local websites or SSH servers publicly accessible in mere seconds. PageKite is a system for exposing localhost servers to the public Internet. It is most commonly used to make local web servers or SSH servers publicly visible, although almost any TCP-based protocol can work if the client knows how to use an HTTP proxy.

What is ShutIt? Automation tool that models a user's actions on a terminal. It can automate any process that can be run by a human on the command line with little effort. It was originally written to manage complex Docker builds, but is a now general-purpose automation tool that supports bash, Docker, Vagrant, ssh and arbitrary build contexts.

PageKite and ShutIt can be categorized as "localhost" tools.

PageKite and ShutIt are both open source tools. It seems that ShutIt with 1.99K GitHub stars and 121 forks on GitHub has more adoption than PageKite with 499 GitHub stars and 90 GitHub forks.

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    What is PageKite?

    PageKite is a system for exposing localhost servers to the public Internet. It is most commonly used to make local web servers or SSH servers publicly visible, although almost any TCP-based protocol can work if the client knows how to use an HTTP proxy.

    What is ShutIt?

    It can automate any process that can be run by a human on the command line with little effort. It was originally written to manage complex Docker builds, but is a now general-purpose automation tool that supports bash, Docker, Vagrant, ssh and arbitrary build contexts.

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