Phabricator

Open-source software development and project management tool

About Phabricator

Phabricator is a free to download, open source suite of tools for supporting the software project development lifecycle. Designed to support single users and teams of collaborators, the platform of applications can be locally installed without cost while a cloud hosted supported package including additional support is available for a monthly fee. In summary, Phabricator comprises a browser-based dashboard that offers centralized accessibility to constituent apps for code review, repository hosting, change auditing, issue tracking, task management and more. With each application named individually but tightly integrated, Differential presents side-by-side code reviewing capabilities for monitoring changes, attaching inline anecdotes and comments, highlighting, plus the marking of resolutions as done. This can be combined with Arcanist, Phabricator's command-line tool (CLI) to streamline the pre-commit review workflow while "Herald" supports post-commit automated auditing with personal/global conditional business rules.

Diffusion then allows repositories such as Git, Mercurial and Subversion to be browsed, hosted locally or existing repositories connected from other locations. The Phriction wiki editor supports full Remarkup to compile and track documentation changes that can be rolled back historically. Customizable task management is then promised via Maniphest, enabling feature, issue and bug tracking with tools including custom fields for defining specific project tasks, search filters, plus drag and drop Kanban-style workboards for visualizing milestone progress. Remaining Phabricator applications then add collaborative coworker chat via Conpherence, along with the platform's own HTTP JSON-based Conduit API for interfacing with Phabricator in scripts.

Pricing starting from:

US$20,00

  • Free Trial
  • Free
  • Subscription
  • Open Source

Key benefits of Phabricator

  • Phabricator is an open source software development platform that can be downloaded and installed freely, with a paid cloud hosted package available, giving individuals and user teams a suite of integrated tools supporting coding, project management and more.

  • Differential promises side-by-side code change review with inline commenting and "Done" resolution flagging, with Diffusion enabling the browsing and hosting of Subversion, Git and Mercurial repositories.

  • With the Herald tool, users can write conditional business rules to track activity and trigger automated code audits, while the Phriction wiki editor allows for documentation and Conpherence enables coworkers to chat collaboratively.

  • Maniphest provides customizable task management for tracking project bugs, issues and features throughout the development lifecycle, boasting custom fields plus Kanban-style drag and drop workboards for organizing tasks and tracking key milestones.

  • Arcanist command line tool provides Linux, Mac OS X and Windows CLI access to Phabricator functionalities, while the Conduit API (HTTP JSON) facilitates the writing of custom scripts for interfacing with the platform.
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    Markets

    United States

    Supported Languages

    English

    Pricing starting from:

    US$20,00

    • Free Trial
    • Free
    • Subscription
    • Open Source

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    Phabricator is an open-source software development platform comprising tools for code review, repository hosting, bug tracking and project management
    Phabricator promises to provide every application that a collaborative development project requires, with a suite of integrated tools within a single solution
    Support for post-commit auditing, allowing rule-based triggers also when coupled with Phacility's Herald
    Through the arcanist command line tool, users can gain CLI access to a large proportion of Phabricator's functionality, and runs on Linux, Mac and Windows platforms
    The Conduit API allows for the writing of scripts that interact with the Phabricator application over an HTTP JSON API
    The Conpherence tool provides group messaging capabilities, allowing co-workers to chat and collaborate
    Pre-commit code review capability allows for the review of another's code with the ability to leave guidance comments and anecdotes
    Herald can be used to build conditional business rules that match objects throughout Phabricator in order to track which important project work needs to be completed
    Maniphest provides customizable task management with built-in Kanban workboards, supporting the tracking of issues and features via custom fields, forms and searches
    Phriction is a wiki for tracking documents and any changes, enabling anyone within a team or organization to add, edit, or improve a page while keeping a full change log for rolling back
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    Phabricator screenshot: Phabricator is an open-source software development platform comprising tools for code review, repository hosting, bug tracking and project management Phabricator screenshot: Phabricator promises to provide every application that a collaborative development project requires, with a suite of integrated tools within a single solution Phabricator screenshot: Support for post-commit auditing, allowing rule-based triggers also when coupled with Phacility's Herald Phabricator screenshot: Through the arcanist command line tool, users can gain CLI access to a large proportion of Phabricator's functionality, and runs on Linux, Mac and Windows platforms Phabricator screenshot: The Conduit API allows for the writing of scripts that interact with the Phabricator application over an HTTP JSON API Phabricator screenshot: The Conpherence tool provides group messaging capabilities, allowing co-workers to chat and collaborate Phabricator screenshot: Pre-commit code review capability allows for the review of another's code with the ability to leave guidance comments and anecdotes Phabricator screenshot: Herald can be used to build conditional business rules that match objects throughout Phabricator in order to track which important project work needs to be completed Phabricator screenshot: Maniphest provides customizable task management with built-in Kanban workboards, supporting the tracking of issues and features via custom fields, forms and searches Phabricator screenshot: Phriction is a wiki for tracking documents and any changes, enabling anyone within a team or organization to add, edit, or improve a page while keeping a full change log for rolling back

    Features

    Total features of Phabricator: 30

    • API
    • Activity Dashboard
    • Application Integration
    • Auditing
    • Bug Tracking
    • Chat
    • Collaboration Tools
    • Collaborative Review
    • Collaborative Workspace
    • Commenting
    • Content Repository
    • Custom Development
    • Custom Fields
    • Custom Forms
    • Drag & Drop Interface
    • Filtered Views
    • History Tracking
    • Issue Tracking
    • Multiple User Accounts
    • Project Management
    • Project Planning
    • Projections
    • Rich Text Editor
    • Rules-Based Workflow
    • Search Functionality
    • Software Development Kit
    • Task Management
    • Task Tracking
    • Text Editing
    • Wiki

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    Reviews

    Overall rating

    3,8 /5
    (9)
    Value for Money
    4/5
    Features
    3,5/5
    Ease of Use
    3,6/5
    Customer Support
    2,8/5

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    Mark D.
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    • Industry: Information Technology & Services
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Phabricator is the best hands down

    Reviewed on 2020/10/28

    Super useful software, that's really well built with the option to make it more serious or leave...

    Super useful software, that's really well built with the option to make it more serious or leave little developer quips in.

    Pros

    Phabricator makes it really easy for you to move from setup to creating tasks and projects. It's secure, open source, multi-functional and honestly just amazing.

    Cons

    Not all the features are available right away, so it does require a little configuration to ensure it works the way you want it to.

    Ravi B.
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    • Industry: Computer Software
    • Company size: 10 000+ Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Ease of Use
    • Customer Support
    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    My favourite code review too

    Reviewed on 2020/09/17

    Overall, I have enjoyed phabricator more than any of the alternatives I have used — it makes code...

    Overall, I have enjoyed phabricator more than any of the alternatives I have used — it makes code review feel intuitive and lightweight; and integrate it in my daily workflow.

    Pros

    The ability to view code side-by-side; intelligent diff calculation; macros make reviewing fun; simple, intuitive and easy to understand state machine for the commit

    Cons

    Features outside of code review and browsing code are quite rudimentary, and as a result I end up using other tools for task management, etc.

    Verified Reviewer
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    • Industry: Computer Games
    • Company size: 11-50 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Ease of Use
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    • Likelihood to recommend 6.0 /10

    A powerful tool that needs fine tuning

    Reviewed on 2019/08/01

    I'm happy with the solution, but I sometime feel frustrated not being able to address/find proper...

    I'm happy with the solution, but I sometime feel frustrated not being able to address/find proper solutions to what seems to be simple/common situations for this kind of tool

    Pros

    Phabricator is an easy to implement and free tool, that can be used as a task/bug manager/tracker. It's pretty versatile and offers various pre-installed tools/plugins, with a lot of possible parameters to play with in order to create Projects, related tasks and link this to your repository solution (we are using Git).
    It offers the possibility to work with lists or board (kan-ban style), it has a free sprint plug-in that allows to Phabricator to be used as a scrum tool.
    Being free and stand-alone, it allows integrators/developers to come up with their own scripts and/or plugins.

    Cons

    It's a bit confusing at first, since the information can be presented in different style, at different places and, therefore, can be interpreted in different ways. The development is slow and a lot of features requested by paying customers as much as free users seem to take a long time before being addressed. It's understandable but could be a downer for potential users.
    The community behind it is not as active as other solutions, so finding a solution to your problem could take time and effort.

    Pranav A.
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    • Industry: Computer Software
    • Company size: 10 000+ Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Ease of Use
    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    Simple and efficient

    Reviewed on 2020/08/06

    It's been good. Has most things in one tool (tasks, project management, code review, code explorer,...

    It's been good. Has most things in one tool (tasks, project management, code review, code explorer, paste bin etc).

    Pros

    It's simple.
    Things work well within the system. You can refer objects by just their ids.
    Code review is easy.
    Task and project management is simple
    Very good command line support

    Cons

    I love it.
    The only thing that others may not like is that it's not as full featured as JIRA. But that may be a feature

    Jonathan W.
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    • Industry: Information Technology & Services
    • Company size: Self Employed
    • Used Other for 1-5 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    Engineers

    Reviewed on 2019/12/25

    It's a good product to have all of the bug reports in one place.

    It's a good product to have all of the bug reports in one place.

    Pros

    Good tool for users to contact and work with Engineers. Since Engineers might be staring at lines of code for hours, they will be slow to respond to emails. This is a good tool to contact them.

    Cons

    It looks very dated. It can be very hard to maneuver around if you are not familiar with the interface.

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    Phabricator offers the following pricing plans:

    • Starting from: US$20,00
    • Pricing model: Free, Subscription, Open Source
    • Free Trial: Available

    Local Install = Free Hosted = $20 per user, per month (free 30-day trial available) Support pricing as follows: Community Support = Free Wood Support Pact = $1,000 per month Stone Support Pact = $5,000 per month

    Phabricator offers the following features:

    • API
    • Activity dashboard
    • Application integration
    • Auditing
    • Bug tracking
    • Business rules
    • Change tracking
    • Chat
    • Code review
    • Collaboration tools
    • Collaborative review
    • Collaborative workspace
    • Command line tools
    • Commenting
    • Custom development
    • Custom fields
    • Custom forms
    • Development tracking
    • Drag & drop interface
    • Filtered views
    • Git
    • History tracking
    • Issue tracking
    • Mercurial
    • Multiple user accounts
    • Project management
    • Project planning
    • Repository hosting
    • Repository support
    • Rich text editor
    • Rules-based workflow
    • Search functionality
    • Software development kit
    • Subversion
    • Task management
    • Text editing
    • Tracking features
    • Wiki
    • Workboards

    Phabricator has the following typical customers:

    Small Business, Non Profit, Freelancers, Mid Size Business

    Phabricator supports the following languages:

    English

    We do not have any information about what devices Phabricator supports

    Phabricator integrates with the following applications:

    Coda, GitHub, HackerOne

    Phabricator offers the following support options:

    Online Support, Forum

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