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A hosted service that comments on Ruby style guide violations in your GitHub pull requests

What is Hound?

Take care of pesky code reviews with a trusty Hound. Hound reviews GitHub pull requests for style guide violations.
Hound is a tool in the Code Review category of a tech stack.
Hound is an open source tool with 1.7K GitHub stars and 391 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Hound's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Hound?

10 companies use Hound in their tech stacks, including thoughtbot, Verba, and Edufii.


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Why developers like Hound?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Hound

Hound's features

  • Open source
  • Free for public repos
  • Automated reviews of GitHub pull requests for style guide violations
  • GitHub integration

Hound Alternatives & Comparisons

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