What is Infer?
Facebook Infer is a static analysis tool - if you give Infer some Objective-C, Java, or C code, it produces a list of potential bugs. Anyone can use Infer to intercept critical bugs before they have shipped to people's phones, and help prevent crashes or poor performance.
Infer is a tool in the Code Review category of a tech stack.
Infer is an open source tool with 11K GitHub stars and 1.5K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Infer's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Infer?
7 companies reportedly use Infer in their tech stacks, including Facebook, ThanhPho, and immmr.
6 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Infer.
Pros of Infer
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- Android and Java - Infer reports null pointer exceptions and resource leaks in Android and Java code.
- iOS - In addition to this, it reports memory leak problems in iOS and C code.
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