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Score 8 out of 10
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Bitbucket was used just by the department that dealt with test automation to handle the storing of project code repositories for their different clients. The whole department made use of it from day one when the department was formed over 5 years ago with no issues. The department had many clients that we needed to service with our framework. Bitbucket made it easy to clone the single copy of the framework to spin up new project repositories per new client that we serviced. The basic answer to the problem it solved was our source control.
  • Easy to use.
  • Integrates well with Sourcetree, a sister product.
  • Creating and managing teams was effortless.
  • Pricing is a bit steep.
  • Free option limitations on users per repository is a bit strict.
  • Although very rare, there were server issues that prevented us from managing our source control.
I mostly speak from experience in working with teams of QA Engineers in the service industry. We as a company had a single test automation framework that we worked on and stored in a Bitbucket repository. What was nice is that we started on the free option while the company was still small but as we grew we moved up into the premium plans which was seamless. For each new client that came on, we would make a new repository and clone the existing framework into it. This meant that each client's repository could exist as a standalone framework unique to the client and whatever requests they may have had. Where Bitbucket really shined for us was the easy integration with Sourcetree, this made it much easier for us to teach new junior staff how to make use of GIT instead of using commands where mistakes can easily be made.

I think if you are working with a team of experienced developers they may be better servers out there that can cater to your needs at a lower cost point.
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Score 7 out of 10
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All the dev groups in our organization use a hosted instance of Bitbucket. Typically each department has their own project with the exception being projects for shared libraries used across multiple products. Bitbucket allows us to efficiently manage the code base of products across our organization.
  • Bitbucket allows us to create merge rules specific to the needs of each repository.
  • Bitbucket allows for integrations with build tools such as TeamCity so we can ensure successful builds of branches and pull requests before merging.
  • The different tools and comment tracking on pull requests are super convenient.
  • There is a learning curve to the UI and user management tools.
Bitbucket is well suited for large organizations that need custom deployments and to self-host their repositories. I wouldn't recommend it for open source projects.
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Score 8 out of 10
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It is used across all of the organization by all developers. It is used primarily as a source code version control repository but some of the teams use it as a binary repository as well. It is used for code review by developers. Bitbucket also supports add-ons which help users get customized functionality in the application, helping them to work easily and adapt it the way they want.
  • Bitbucket provides more flexibility in using custom plugins, which helps developers to use required functionalities in Bitbucket which may not be available by default.
  • Bitbucket provides integration with JIRA which helps users track the commits in JIRA. Reduces the manual work which required to track the commit against each JIRA story.
  • Bitbucket allows configuring SSH key of the server which helps to clone and commit the code very fast & very easily.
  • Third-party plugins which were recommended by the Atlassian. We installed it in our instance but we don’t get proper support in case of any issues in the instance because of the plugin. Sometimes Git doesn’t work with bitbucket well so Atlassian should help in troubleshooting as Git is recommended client by the Atlassian.
  • Bitbucket doesn’t have the capability to generate the graphs and customised reports of source code repos. For reports, we need to use Atlassian recommended third party plugins but those are having a lot of performance issues in the whole instance and the vendor doesn’t provide the resolutions in a timely manner.
  • Bitbucket does not capture the details about the force push. There should be some way to capture the details of force push as force push deletes the history.
Bitbucket is well suited in small organisation with less users and also for adopting multiple instances based on projects instead of having one instance for whole organisation. Good for up to 8k users in one instance. Bitbucket is not suited for bigger organisations which having only one instance shared across all the departments. It is also not directly suited for the source code files which are in huge size but not categorised under the binaries.
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Score 6 out of 10
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It is/was being used as the primary version control provider for 2 of the companies I have worked for. It allowed us to store our Git commit history on remote servers and share it with all employees so that everyone is using the correct code. It allows for free private repositories for small teams which was nice for a young startup.
  • Free private repositories for small teams - this is great to save costs relative to other options
  • They have some robust (although sometimes confusing) team and project management tools
  • They have built out many pipeline and integrations, but we did not use these
  • The code management UI is a bit rough around the edges and difficult to work with.
  • BitBucket does not have the same simplified PR management tools as other competitors.
  • It's not as easy to integrate 3rd party apps as other competitors.
Bitbucket is a great option for people who want a free tool for a small startup or team. Other options require you to pay for private teams for professional projects. It can handle anything you need for basic needs - you can manage your code and versions while also easily managing the team and access to it.
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October 30, 2019

Bitbucket Review

Score 9 out of 10
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We used Bitbucket for hosting several private code repositories for our business. I’ve also used it a bit for personal projects. It is very easy to get started and is a great solution for hosting private repositories. Atlassian has many products under its umbrella and integrating Bitbucket with other services is made really easy.
  • Hosting private repos.
  • Managing team collaborators.
  • Integrating with other Atlassian products.
  • The markdown used for issues was lacking compared to GitHub.
  • Pricing for a small team was a bit more than competitors.
  • The interface is a bit too “business” class and not very intuitive.
Hosting private repositories was the core business use of Bitbucket for us. I also used it for hosting private demo repos for third-party clients which was easy as well.

Unfortunately, I did not find the usability of the platform as intuitive as GitHub, particularly when it came to showing markdown in issues, something about the formatted just didn’t click.
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Score 7 out of 10
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This is a great replacement for SVN. You can save all your codes or necessary documents on the network rather than saving them locally on a computer. This not only lets everybody in your company use your codes, but it also prevents it from getting lost due to computer breakdown, theft, etc.
  • Saving codes on a server.
  • Easy to use.
  • Don't necessarily have to use terminal to do Git operations.
  • It can make it more user-friendly so that first-time users find it easy to work with.
  • It is costly.
  • Setup is a bit tricky.
It is really good if you are familiar with Git commands, etc. But for first-time users you do have to take extra efforts to help them understand. Or use software like Sourcetree to ease the process and not have to use terminal.
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Score 7 out of 10
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Bitbucket is currently our primary version control solution. It is being used as a primary system for all code that requires versioning.
  • For what it is, Bitbucket works very well.
  • Ease of use - Navigating the UI is pretty seamless and straightforward.
  • Plugins - Bitbucket has a wide array of plugins available that allow pretty easy integrations with other tools and systems.
  • Reliability - In my experience, bitbucket is not the most reliable solution available.
  • Restoring - Plugins seem to be all or nothing when restoring. This makes knowing which things are enabled not the greatest experience when an event happens and you must restore. Several days of “well, we noticed this feature was missing” is pretty painful in the way of end-user experience.
  • Permissions - In many ways, setting specific permissions for projects and repositories are not as intuitive as other solutions available.
Bitbucket is your run of the mill version control system. If you are looking for a solution that also has powerful pipelining capabilities, this probably isn’t for you. If you are looking for a basic system you can use to implement version control and a place to store your code, Bitbucket is a pretty good solution. The Bitbucket server UI is very different than the Bitbucket cloud UI so your mileage may vary on usability, but either option is pretty easy to implement and use.
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Score 8 out of 10
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Bitbucket is a git repository management solution designed for professional teams. It gives us a central place to manage git repositories, collaborate on our source code and guide us through the development flow. It facilitate us to work with sourcetree git client applications which provide a graphical user interface to interact with our git repositories. It helps us collaborate better on code and integrates well with other Atlassian tools like Jira and Bamboo, which makes it easier to implement DevOps processes and keep track of the development workflow. Therefore working with Bitbucket is so easy. Beginners can start working on Bitbucket without knowing git commands. And also it provides strong access control. We can ensure the safety of our project in Bitbucket. I am using Bitbucket for managing my own projects. Before that I tried several version control systems to do that but only Bitbucket provides me with a flexible way to manage my projects. Also we have no need to worry about the commands which are being used in git. By using the sourcetree git client we can do all the version controlling task very easily. I recommend that all of you use Bitbucket for doing your version control tasks.
  • Easy to track who has been making changes to the repository.
  • Each developer can have his/her local repository and keep changes in sync with the server.
  • Excellent auditing tools
  • Simple interface and file management through built-in SourceTree integration.
  • It provides limited space for community edition.
  • No ability to nest repositories.
  • Server version does not allow a README to be generated automatically when a repository is created (only available in the Cloud version).
  • No ability to archive a repository (and moving to a different project changes the hyperlink path).
For large enterprises, Bitbucket and the rest of the Atlassian suite are kind of a given. It gives you the most options and customizations, and tons of data points. For medium to small organizations, it's probably overkill, and you'd be better served by an app or suite of apps that required less setup and maintenance, and less complexity to deal with.
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Score 10 out of 10
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Bitbucket is used by my department as a code repository as well as for automating the build process for applications.
  • Good integration with other Atlassian products as well as 3rd party products like Slack.
  • Good for code review via pull requests.
  • Pipeline feature is very useful for automating the build process.
  • Could integrate better with a documentation tool, like GitHub does.
Bitbucket is great for having low-cost private repositories and integration with other Atlassian tools like Jira. The bitbucket pipeline feature is powerful (supports docker builds) for CI. The pull request feature ensures that you can make code review mandatory.

If you want a lot of documentation and a public-facing repo, Github is better.
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Score 3 out of 10
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We have a dedicated team that is using Bitbucket in the organization today. They were part of a prior acquisition that was setup on the Atlassian tool set. It's used in conjunction with other Atlassian tools including JIRA, and Bamboo to facilitate development processes and source code management. It's worth noting that Dynacare is using both Bitbucket and VSTS for our source code management.
  • Bitbucket is very simple as a code repository goes. You can't really go wrong if you choose to keep private repositories here.
  • If you're ok with the basics, the pricing point is competitive compared to alternatives like VSTS which can cost more.
  • Integration to other Atlassian tools is well done. JIRA integration, for instance, enables branching and code reviews right from the JIRA tickets, which can improve work efficiency. If you choose to also purchase Bamboo, automated builds and deployments hook into the repositories and provide icons to determine if the build is working or broken.
  • Management of the repositories and projects is simple and easy to use.
  • Getting support for an issue is relatively speedy and the staff are usually able to help you resolve issues quickly.
  • The UI needs a refresh because it feels so dated and clunky.
  • CI is not available in the free tier. Costs of Bamboo to get CI builds can be expensive.
For small teams that only require the basics, Bitbucket will suffice. If you're already using Atlassian products, using Bitbucket is a no-brainer. Bitbucket integrates effortlessly with Bamboo and JIRA and offers a positive experience for the implementation team. However, that's where the good parts end. VSTS has a superior user experience, more features, and the pricing is comparable to Bitbucket. VSTS will grow seamlessly with your team, whereas Bitbucket is relatively focused and requires additional products such as Trello or JIRA to get your team into a full-fledged ALM/SDLC workflow.


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Score 8 out of 10
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This great software called Bitbucket is being used in the software development deparment since it is very useful. It provides the optimal tools to carry out the development of large business projects making communication, writing code, testing and implementation much simpler because we can access all of this in one place. It also allows us to access our private repositories in a much more secure way because we are the ones who give permission to access them. The implementation of this software has facilitated the administration of codes as well as the management of projects.
  • Intuitive and interactive interface.
  • Provides security to all our codes.
  • It offers unlimited private repositories.
  • Its integration with other tools makes its operation much more powerful.
  • Provides the most optimal tools to carry out the development of projects in a safe and simple way.
  • Its integrations are very limited since it is only integrated with tools from the same company.
  • When you want to create very large projects, your platform tends to slow down so when you want to test the codes and implement them, it is difficult to proceed.
  • Your only way to get all the tools or features of your platform is through premium users.
  • Collaborative work, although it is a great advantage, can also imply more expenses, especially if it is executed through its integration with other tools.
This software is suitable for very basic or not very extensive projects. This software is ideal to be implemented in large companies since they have the ability to pay for it as well as maintain their performance effectively as they can carry out the constant maintenance of the software. In small companies, although it may facilitate development work, the costs can be much higher than expected, so using them in them may not be very favorable.
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Score 9 out of 10
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Across our whole organization, we are using the Bitbucket platform. We are using Bitbucket for code versioning and managing our source codes. Our development teams collaborate and manage the source codes within the platform. We can set access permissions for repositories, and also the user interfaces are very easy to use. It is the ideal way to manage and store our source codes.
  • Easy to version our source codes.
  • We can ensure maximum protection for our valuable source codes.
  • Can set access permissions for repositories.
  • We can easily review source codes.
  • When the service is down, it will remain down for more than 1 or 2 hours.
  • Unable to archive repositories.
  • It would be great if we could have some improvements to the user interfaces and user experiences.
We manage our source codes with the Bitbucket cloud, so our source codes are accessible from any location with a working internet connection. When we want to manage small, medium, or large sized projects we can use Bitbucket, as it is well suited for any kind of project. We are using BitBucket for the versioning control of source codes. We are using it to manage our latest large project source code, which is facilitated countrywide.
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Score 8 out of 10
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We use Bitbucket as the source control repository for over twenty repositories. It is primarily used by the Development team, but operations and quality assurance teams use it to a limited extent as well.
  • Bitbucket provides a cloud-based Git solution for our source control repositories, which makes it ideal for both on-site and remote working environments.
  • Bitbucket provides very tight integration with Jira, another Atlassian product that we use for product and task management.
  • Bitbucket makes it easy to view changes to files over time, empowering research on what went wrong, when, and by whom.
  • Bitbucket allows private repositories in their free version - a major advantage over GitHub.
  • The Bitbucket labs view of file history (beta of upcoming changes) is a big step in the wrong direction. While it makes some navigation easier, it completely removes the most used function of file history - the ability to view all the commits against a file, and quickly get to the exact changes each of those commits had on the file you are researching. Hopefully, they will listen to feedback and implement the UX improvements while not losing the most important function of the page.
  • I'd like for a more streamlined UX viewing all the specific changes to a file over time and the commits they belong to.
  • Bitbucket could also benefit from a good graphical view of branches like GitKraken has.
Bitbucket is well suited for any development team that needs a cloud-based Git solution. It is exceptionally suited for a small team getting started that wants a private Git repository because GitHub does not support private repositories in their free version.
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January 05, 2019

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We mainly use Bitbucket across all our department to easily manage our in-development projects. We find it really easy to use, and it saves us a lot of time and effort to manage our projects. With this nice tool, we can easily manage, review and monitor our code, plus it gives an amazing integration with JIRA.
  • Very simple usage
  • JIRA Integration
  • Can be run on your own servers
  • Issue tracker
  • Low cost
  • Sometimes slow
  • Privileged access
At first we used SVN, which was a basic solution to our requirements. We decided to switch to Bitbucket because it offered many tools and was an easy-to-use solution to simplify our work. With the integration of JIRA and the ability to revise the code and track potential bugs, Bitbucket was a must have at our company.
We actually do not have any scenario where Bitbucket is less appropriate in our company, we simply love it.
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Score 8 out of 10
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Bitbucket Server is being rolled out to select development departments in our organization. At this time, our department is still evaluating the solution. We are not sure if we will transition to using it as our production code repository.
  • Ability to manage file versioning. Each developer can have his/her local repository and keep changes in sync with the server.
  • Simple interface and file management through built-in SourceTree integration.
  • Excellent auditing tools. Easy to track who has been making changes to the repository.
  • No ability to nest repositories.
  • Server version does not allow a README to be generated automatically when a repository is created (only available in the Cloud version).
  • No ability to archive a repository (and moving to a different project changes the hyperlink path).
Bitbucket is a great, easy to use git repository for code and file versioning. It is very easy to use if you have knowledge of how git works. If you are unfamiliar with git, it may seem confusing.
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Score 7 out of 10
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We're using Bitbucket (formerly Stash) across most of the engineering organizations. It helps us collaborate better on code and integrates well with other Atlassian tools like Jira and Bamboo, which makes it easier to implement DevOps processes and keep track of the development workflow.
  • Integration with other Atlassian products is great. Of course, this is probably the main reason people go with any of the Atlassian products, that they integrate with each other so seamlessly
  • It has a lot of automatic features relating to Jira and Bamboo, like exposing Bamboo job runs. This allows you to make better decisions about whether or not to merge a pull request, for example.
  • The new UI is based off Atlassian's new aesthetic, which makes the tool a pleasure to use. While not a "hard" feature, developer happiness is an important benefit
  • While it integrates flawlessly with other Atlassian products, it's lacking in 3rd party integrates, especially compared to competitors like GitHub and Gitlab
  • Using Jira for issues gives a lot of power, but it's also a lot of overhead and complexity that may or may not be necessary for your organization. It also puts issues in another tool, adding a little friction when it comes to addressing issues in your code
  • Searching for and discovering other projects and GitHub isn't quite as intuitive or easy to use as competitors
For large enterprises, Bitbucket and the rest of the Atlassian suite are kind of a given. It gives you the most options and customizations, and tons of data points. For medium to small organizations, it's probably overkill, and you'd be better served by an app or suite of apps that required less setup and maintenance, and less complexity to deal with.
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Score 10 out of 10
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Most of the departments at eSilicon use Bitbucket for
  • Source code versioning
  • Code review
  • Pull requests and approvals
  • Public and private repositories
We moved away from SVN and chose Bitbucket due to its nice and friendly UI, code review, and approvals of pull requests. The built in migration tool from SVN was also a decision factor. This decision came after we moved to JIRA as our project tracking software, which was also helping in choosing Bitbucket because they are tightly integrated.
  • File versioning - as simple as that
  • Code review and approval of the pull requests: very handy when some team members are juniors or new to the project and the project lead or the senior developer(or both) has to be watchful on the commits.
  • Permissions management - as a Bitbucket users and projects manager, I have to be careful who has access to the code and especially the code of other projects. In Bitbucket the permissions are simple and fit to this purpose.
  • Price tag - as my number of users increased from 10 to 25, then 50 and now 100+, I find it harder and harder to get the budget for licenses upgrade. They have trial licenses that you can use temporary to address your urgent need, but still need to upgrade eventually.
  • Built-in Confluence integration - I have a requirement to integrate Bitbucket with Confluence so that users can add code snippets in the documentation easily. I was expecting to have this built-in, however there are 3rd party paid plugins to buy which is not an option for me
  • Integration with the big cloud providers, like GitHub has.
Bitbucket fits best in providing its features to a small team, under 25 users. Under 5 users and it is actually free if you use the cloud option. It's good even for larger teams if the budget is not a concern. If most of your users like to work with UI when doing commits, pull requests, and code review, then Bitbucket is right for you. If you have users that prefer to work in command line, it is possible with Bitbucket too (by using its underlying Git server directly).
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Score 8 out of 10
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We use Bitbucket to manage the source code for all of our clients that do not have their own source control system. The code review feature makes it easy for our teams to evaluate each other's code for quality and consistency with standards. Additionally, we leverage the pipelines feature to provide automated deployments and testing where possible to maximize our CICD process for our projects.
  • Code Review
  • Code Management
  • Light Automation
  • Stability - While better than in the past, there are times where Bitbucket services will go offline or be hindered several times a day, which can cause problems with deployments and workflow.
  • Pipelines - The pipelines interface is largely a log with output, and a text editor in which to configure changes. It would nice to see this a little more robust to make it easier to interface with.
For most standard code management and deployment scenarios, Bitbucket does a fabulous job. You can easily branch you code, review it, merge it, and deploy it with little manual intervention once things are set up.

If you need a more robust pipeline for your projects, Bitbucket might not suit you as well. If you need to establish multiple tests, potential load tests, additional compilation, and more deployment options, other tools, such as Azure DevOps would better suit your needs.
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Score 9 out of 10
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It's being used by several departments within the company and clients of the company.
It addresses hosting the codebase using the Git platform, where the developers can share and collaborate when developing the functionalities of their projects, and also allows developers to perform code reviews and provide visibility of their work with the JIRA board because of the Bitbucket-JIRA integration.
  • Intuitive
  • Reliable
  • Good integrations
  • Very useful diffing tools
  • Hard to track stale branches, which end up increasing the size of the repo
  • Could use better labeling options for filtering and searching of PRs
  • Could have an integrated wiki like GitHub
Well suited for small to medium sized teams which need to share code and review each others' PRs.
Great if team is using JIRA because of the integration with stories.
Less appropriate if teams need to work off different CI pipelines which dont have good integration with Bitbucket
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The software engineering [department] uses BitBucket as its choice of version control for all repositories (over 30). It allows us to manage our advanced development and deployment workflows and integrates well with JIRA and Confluence.
  • Very intuitive and user-friendly user interface.
  • Lot of options for integrations, such as with JIRA, and with Slack.
  • Very reliable. Never an issue with being buggy or not working.
  • It would be cool to have better options to search for individual User contributions.
  • You can set up a list of users who are required to approve certain pull requests (which is VERY useful). It would be nice to set up a group of users, then assign a group as being required for approval, so that if that group changes, you can update it in one place and not across every code repository.
  • There are storage limits to how much you can store, and anything above it costs money. This generally isn't an issue, but can be in certain scenarios.
It's free, easy to set up, and gives you everything you want and need from Git Version Control. If you're simply storing data (images, videos, documents), version control isn't necessarily ideal, and something like Amazon S3 or Amazon Glacier is better suited.
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Score 8 out of 10
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We are using Bitbucket to manage all our ongoing projects and future projects. It is easy to integrate with any IDE and we are currently using PHP Storm. Because of the Bitbucket, multiple users can work at the same time. After all it is easy to sync all the work done by the team.
  • User Permission Handling
  • Team Management
  • Unlimited repositories.
  • First 5 users are free
  • Only five users for free plan
  • 1GB storage for free plan
  • Only 50 build minutes avaiable for free users
Please add some basic plan to small companies. Otherwise it is so hard to afford for small teams in the industry. Trello configuration is I think one of the best features in the product. Please increase the five users to at least 10 users in the free plan. Because it will help many programmers.
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Score 9 out of 10
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Bitbucket is used company-wide in all of our Engineering departments for a variety of products. We organized a large number of repositories in one organization and have each of the repository's permissions set to allow writing/reading for only a specific sub-group of our entire company. When creating a new repository, we typically clone a default repository, which additionally clones all of our personalized settings for the repo, such as webhooks, permissions, descriptions, etc...
  • Affordable for larger teams that require many reports split up separately into sub-groups.
  • Easy to customize all repo permissions and settings.
  • Awesome in-browser code viewer, that was just released!
  • Extremely intuitive and well-done UI, allowing viewing of many reports and handling code and files extremely simple/quick.
  • Private repositories are only free for up to 5 team members.
  • Many of the features of Bitbucket are clearly still a work-in-progress. You can see that some of the features aren't stable, and there are still some bugs in the releases that they make.
  • Searching repositories are not possible in the browser, unlike GitHub. You must download the entire repository or branch first, and then perform the search locally.
Bitbucket is most suited for small startups that are not at a stage to pay for company pricing for VCMs and do not want to host code on their own servers. It provides the necessary features to ensure that releases are a success, and unlike its competitors, Bitbucket does this for free. Bitbucket is less-suited for teams that are larger and companies that have large departments working on a single repository. At that point, it is time to look at self-hosting VCMs.
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Score 6 out of 10
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During my career as a programmer, I have seen the need to find software to manage my projects in the cloud, that is, where I found Bitbucket and since then I did not stop using it.
Not only does it have a pretty clean and clear interface, but it's also easy to use. It only took me about 15 minutes to see how it worked.
Now I have all my projects accessible in the cloud thanks to this online platform.
I love it. I simply recommend it to the whole community of programmers.
  • When cloning projects, it is quite easy thanks to the button that allows you to quickly open the git client.
  • I currently have several projects in my Bitbucket account stored. When I need a similar algorithm, I just log in to my account and download the project I need.
  • On one occasion, I used the online interface to join several commits from different programmers without using the command line.
  • It has little documentation for the Hispanic community.
  • They can improve cloud storage costs for independent programmers.
  • I would like you to have a tutorial for basic users in multiple languages.
When I'm developing an application from scratch, I always need a structure to guide me. This is where Bitbucket comes into play. Clone one of my previous projects thanks to Bitbucket and I can start to develop. It's great, easy and fast!
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It is an excellent code manager based on Git. Bitbucket has become my favorite when creating new repositories of code.
  • Pretty good code security options. The security settings for the permissions to write in the repositories is very, very good.
  • It's the best way to resolve merge conflicts in the code. Graphically it is very easy to solve these problems in our code.
  • The way to perform the pull request is very simple for your development coordinator to review and approve your code.
  • You can have your control of code versions very elegantly, with a fairly comfortable interface to work.
  • You can only have two repositories for free, to get more you must have a payment account.
  • Is a bit heavy when loading the page to be able to review the repositories.
  • It does not have an intuitive interface for the user and it costs a bit to adapt to its interface.
When you have multiple repositories and you want a good security, the best thing is to use Bitbucket. You have very attentive support and the repository has no weight limit. You can work with the language of your preference and work with Git or with Mercurial. It is one of the best options when you have several important projects to develop. The option of using Bitbucket is always on the table.
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Previously I was using it as the main development platform for work. I found the free private repositories very valuable for an early stage start up as well as very easy to integrate with CI and other tools. They have plenty of integrations prebuilt and their support is very responsive as well. I find it a very great alternative to GitHub and GitLab (which seems to be down almost every day at least for a couple hours).

I still use it personally for my own projects that I work on with friends and have almost no issue with the basic day to day features.
  • Bitbucket is almost never down and you'll always be able to access your repositories.
  • Easy to use integrations for CI and development tools.
  • Newly rolled out features are well thought out and do not take away from the UX and core functionality.
  • The settings of each repository are a little bit hard to navigate.
  • The list of all projects and repositories are also hard to navigate.
  • For a smaller team, keeping track of smaller projects all over the place is tedious.
It's well suited for any team ranging from 5+ people. If it gets smaller than that, it might just be easier to hold your repos on GitHub strictly because of the way the information is displayed on the page. Aside from that, all the standard features like issue tracking and making pull requests are going to be there. The UX/UI is not as friendly as GitHub but it is a solid tool for free private repositories.
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