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What is bitHound?

With faster deployment cycles, a hundred competing priorities and tight deadlines to juggle– your team has a lot on their plate. Uncover and focus on the critical issues impacting your team, avoid software pitfalls and ship with confidence.

What is Codacy?

Codacy automates code review to improve & standardize code quality across large enterprises. It identifies issues through static code analysis. Integrates with GitLab, GitHub & Bitbucket. Supports 30+ languages

What is 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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    What are some alternatives to bitHound, Codacy, and Code Climate?
    ESLint
    A pluggable and configurable linter tool for identifying and reporting on patterns in JavaScript. Maintain your code quality with ease.
    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.
    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.
    RuboCop
    RuboCop is a Ruby static code analyzer. Out of the box it will enforce many of the guidelines outlined in the community Ruby Style Guide.
    Phabricator
    Phabricator is a collection of open source web applications that help software companies build better software.
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    Decisions about bitHound, Codacy, and Code Climate
    Jerome Dalbert
    Jerome Dalbert
    Senior Backend Engineer at StackShare · | 5 upvotes · 281.6K views
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    GitHub
    GitHub
    CircleCI
    CircleCI
    Code Climate
    Code Climate
    Brakeman
    Brakeman
    RuboCop
    RuboCop
    RSpec
    RSpec
    Rails
    Rails
    Git
    Git
    #ContinuousIntegration

    The continuous integration process for our Rails backend app starts by opening a GitHub pull request. This triggers a CircleCI build and some Code Climate checks.

    The CircleCI build is a workflow that runs the following jobs:

    • check for security vulnerabilities with Brakeman
    • check code quality with RuboCop
    • run RSpec tests in parallel with the knapsack gem, and output test coverage reports with the simplecov gem
    • upload test coverage to Code Climate

    Code Climate checks the following:

    • code quality metrics like code complexity
    • test coverage minimum thresholds

    The CircleCI jobs and Code Climate checks above have corresponding GitHub status checks.

    Once all the mandatory GitHub checks pass and the code+functionality have been reviewed, developers can merge their pull request into our Git master branch. Code is then ready to deploy!

    #ContinuousIntegration

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    Ganesa Vijayakumar
    Ganesa Vijayakumar
    Full Stack Coder | Module Lead · | 15 upvotes · 995.2K views
    Codacy
    Codacy
    SonarQube
    SonarQube
    React
    React
    React Router
    React Router
    React Native
    React Native
    JavaScript
    JavaScript
    jQuery
    jQuery
    jQuery UI
    jQuery UI
    jQuery Mobile
    jQuery Mobile
    Bootstrap
    Bootstrap
    Java
    Java
    Node.js
    Node.js
    MySQL
    MySQL
    Hibernate
    Hibernate
    Heroku
    Heroku
    Amazon S3
    Amazon S3
    Amazon RDS
    Amazon RDS
    Solr
    Solr
    Elasticsearch
    Elasticsearch
    Amazon Route 53
    Amazon Route 53
    Microsoft Azure
    Microsoft Azure
    Amazon EC2 Container Service
    Amazon EC2 Container Service
    Apache Maven
    Apache Maven
    Git
    Git
    Docker
    Docker

    I'm planning to create a web application and also a mobile application to provide a very good shopping experience to the end customers. Shortly, my application will be aggregate the product details from difference sources and giving a clear picture to the user that when and where to buy that product with best in Quality and cost.

    I have planned to develop this in many milestones for adding N number of features and I have picked my first part to complete the core part (aggregate the product details from different sources).

    As per my work experience and knowledge, I have chosen the followings stacks to this mission.

    UI: I would like to develop this application using React, React Router and React Native since I'm a little bit familiar on this and also most importantly these will help on developing both web and mobile apps. In addition, I'm gonna use the stacks JavaScript, jQuery, jQuery UI, jQuery Mobile, Bootstrap wherever required.

    Service: I have planned to use Java as the main business layer language as I have 7+ years of experience on this I believe I can do better work using Java than other languages. In addition, I'm thinking to use the stacks Node.js.

    Database and ORM: I'm gonna pick MySQL as DB and Hibernate as ORM since I have a piece of good knowledge and also work experience on this combination.

    Search Engine: I need to deal with a large amount of product data and it's in-detailed info to provide enough details to end user at the same time I need to focus on the performance area too. so I have decided to use Solr as a search engine for product search and suggestions. In addition, I'm thinking to replace Solr by Elasticsearch once explored/reviewed enough about Elasticsearch.

    Host: As of now, my plan to complete the application with decent features first and deploy it in a free hosting environment like Docker and Heroku and then once it is stable then I have planned to use the AWS products Amazon S3, EC2, Amazon RDS and Amazon Route 53. I'm not sure about Microsoft Azure that what is the specialty in it than Heroku and Amazon EC2 Container Service. Anyhow, I will do explore these once again and pick the best suite one for my requirement once I reached this level.

    Build and Repositories: I have decided to choose Apache Maven and Git as these are my favorites and also so popular on respectively build and repositories.

    Additional Utilities :) - I would like to choose Codacy for code review as their Startup plan will be very helpful to this application. I'm already experienced with Google CheckStyle and SonarQube even I'm looking something on Codacy.

    Happy Coding! Suggestions are welcome! :)

    Thanks, Ganesa

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    SonarQube
    SonarQube
    codebeat
    codebeat
    Codacy
    Codacy

    It is very important to have clean code. To be sure that the code quality is not really bad I use a few tools. I love SonarQube with many relevant hints and deep analysis of code. codebeat isn't so detailed, but it can find complexity issues and duplications. Codacy cannot find more bugs then your IDE. The winner for me is SonarQube that shows me really relevant bugs in my code.

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    Review ofCode ClimateCode Climate

    This is one of the key tools I can't leave out when I'm working on a project, basically it is mandatory for me to use it on my Ruby on Rails projects. I think the price is a little expensive for a "Solo plan" but if you can get your client to pay, it's definitely worth it. You or the future developers that will continue with the project will thank you!

    How developers use bitHound, Codacy, and Code Climate
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    Andrew Gatenby uses Code ClimateCode Climate

    We use it as part of CI process to check code quality, to ensure that we're not inadvertently making common mistakes and can keep the smells and scope of code changes in line and clean. Having this step here should make future support and additions much more efficient and easy to understand.

    Avatar of Stefan Gojan
    Stefan Gojan uses Code ClimateCode Climate

    Check duplicate code, complexity and common pitfalls. Code coverage indicator for Github README file.

    Avatar of Romans Malinovskis
    Romans Malinovskis uses Code ClimateCode Climate

    checking our repo code quality.

    Avatar of Sascha Manns
    Sascha Manns uses Code ClimateCode Climate

    Codeclimate checks my code and helps me to write better code.

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    Sellsuki uses bitHoundbitHound

    Analyze Javascript source code and code quality.

    Avatar of GREGORY NICHOLAS
    GREGORY NICHOLAS uses CodacyCodacy

    for automated code review, static analysis.

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    Publitory uses Code ClimateCode Climate

    We check our deployments with CodeClimate

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    scott hutchinson uses CodacyCodacy

    Real time AI for code reviews

    Avatar of InstaGIS
    InstaGIS uses CodacyCodacy

    Review our code quality

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