Black Duck vs Code Climate

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Code Climate vs Black Duck: What are the differences?

What is Code Climate? Automated Ruby Code Review. 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.

What is Black Duck? Open Source Security & License tracking. It is a solution that helps development teams manage risks that come with the use of open source. It gives you complete visibility into open source management, combining sophisticated, multi-factor open source detection capabilities with the Black Duck KnowledgeBase.

Code Climate and Black Duck can be primarily classified as "Code Review" tools.

Some of the features offered by Code Climate are:

  • Automated Git Updates- Nothing to install. Code Climate runs everytime you push a new commit.
  • Activity Feeds- Up-to-the-minute information so you can see when and how code changes.
  • Instant Notifications- Major security and quality changes pushed to where you work: email, Campfire, HipChat, and RSS feeds.

On the other hand, Black Duck provides the following key features:

  • License management
  • PDF protection
  • Trial license
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Pros of Black Duck
Pros of Code Climate
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      Auto sync with Github
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      Simple grade system that motivates to keep code clean
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      Better coding
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      Free for open source
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      Hotspots for quick refactoring candidates
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      Continued encouragement to a have better / cleaner code
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      Great UI
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      Makes you a better coder
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      Duplication Detection
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      Safe and Secure
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      Private
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      Locally Installable API
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      Uses rubocop
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      Extremely accurate in telling you the errors
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      GitHub only
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      Python inspection
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      great open community
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      GitHub integration, status inline in PRs

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    Cons of Black Duck
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        Learning curve, static analysis comparable to eslint
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        Complains about small stylistic decisions

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      What is Black Duck?

      It is a solution that helps development teams manage risks that come with the use of open source. It gives you complete visibility into open source management, combining sophisticated, multi-factor open source detection capabilities with the Black Duck KnowledgeBase.

      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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