Fluent is self-hosted and installed on premise on a server you control. None of your code would leave the server. The Fluent team will not have access to your codebase at all.
Fluent Enterprise provides fine-grained access control. Admins can create user groups and assign repos to different user groups.
Fluent has an easy step-by-step installation process. The estimated time taken for installation is 30 minutes. Fluent also provides dedicated support for installation for enterprise clients.
Fluent aggregates codebases in your company, so that any engineer would be able to browse and search code in the company's entire codebase in the browser without downloading anything. Fluent does not replace IDE, text editors and GitHub/BitBucket. With its high-performance architecture and user-friendly design, Fluent makes it extremely easy to browse and search code.
Fluent makes it much easier to understand other teams' codebases and that could cut down the time spent on meetings significantly. Fluent enables engineers to send quick links of code snippets or search results when they discuss code with others online.
You can give your Fluent instance access to private repos during configuration, as described in the installation page.
Fluent provides single sign-on for Gmail, Microsoft and GitHub. Fluent can accommodate request for other email clients.
Currently, the open-source code search tools such as livegrep, Hound, OpenGrok provides basic text search for source code only, they do not provide any browsing, history search and advanced code search, which are common in daily engineering workflow. Below is a list of some additional features Fluent has compared to the aforementioned tools.
If the number of accounts given access to your organization's Fluent instance is <= 30, Fluent is free.
If the number is >30, they will all count towards your organization's total paid seats.
In the configuration file, you can add new accounts or remove existing accounts which can access your organization's Fluent instance. Pricing will be adjusted in the following monthly billing cycle.
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