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Hound

Take care of pesky code reviews with a trusty Hound

What is Hound?

Automated code review for GitHub pull requests. It comments on code quality and style issues, allowing you and your team to better review and maintain a clean codebase.
Hound is a tool in the Code Review category of a tech stack.
Hound is an open source tool with 1.9K GitHub stars and 407 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Hound's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Hound?

Companies
11 companies reportedly use Hound in their tech stacks, including thoughtbot, LendingHome, and GRVTY.

Developers
21 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Hound.

Hound Integrations

GitHub, ESLint, RuboCop, SwiftLint, and Credo are some of the popular tools that integrate with Hound. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with Hound.
Pros of Hound
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Comments on style so I don't have to
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Easy configuration
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Fast
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Free for OSS
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Inline comments

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Hound's Features

  • Open source
  • Free for public repos
  • Automated reviews of GitHub pull requests
  • GitHub App

Hound Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Hound?
ESLint
A pluggable and configurable linter tool for identifying and reporting on patterns in JavaScript. Maintain your code quality with ease.
Prettier
Prettier is an opinionated code formatter. It enforces a consistent style by parsing your code and re-printing it with its own rules that take the maximum line length into account, wrapping code when necessary.
SonarQube
SonarQube provides an overview of the overall health of your source code and even more importantly, it highlights issues found on new code. With a Quality Gate set on your project, you will simply fix the Leak and start mechanically improving.
Snyk
Automatically find & fix vulnerabilities in your code, containers, Kubernetes, and Terraform
Code Climate
After each Git push, Code Climate analyzes your code for complexity, duplication, and common smells to determine changes in quality and surface technical debt hotspots.
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Hound's Followers
41 developers follow Hound to keep up with related blogs and decisions.