Codacy vs Code Climate

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Codacy vs Code Climate: What are the differences?

What is Codacy? Automated Code Review. Codacy is an automated code review tool for Scala, Java, Ruby, JavaScript, PHP, Python, CoffeeScript and CSS. It's continuous static analysis without the hassle. Save time in Code Reviews. Tackle your technical debt.

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.

Codacy and Code Climate can be categorized as "Code Review" tools.

Some of the features offered by Codacy are:

  • Monitoring of Technical Debt
  • Automated Code Review
  • New and Fixed Issues per commit

On the other hand, Code Climate provides the following key features:

  • 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.

"Automated code review" is the primary reason why developers consider Codacy over the competitors, whereas "Auto sync with Github" was stated as the key factor in picking Code Climate.

According to the StackShare community, Code Climate has a broader approval, being mentioned in 144 company stacks & 48 developers stacks; compared to Codacy, which is listed in 44 company stacks and 23 developer stacks.

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Pros of Codacy
Pros of Code Climate
  • 43
    Automated code review
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    Easy setup
  • 28
    Free for open source
  • 20
    Customizable
  • 18
    Helps reduce technical debt
  • 13
    Better coding
  • 13
    Best scala support
  • 11
    Faster Employee Onboarding
  • 10
    Duplication detector
  • 10
    Great UI
  • 9
    PHP integration
  • 6
    Python inspection
  • 5
    Many integrations
  • 4
    Tools for JVM analysis
  • 4
    Github Integration
  • 3
    Asdasdas
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    Items can be ignored in the UI
  • 3
    Easy Travis integration
  • 3
    Must-have for Java
  • 2
    Gitlab
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    Asdas
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    Auto sync with Github
  • 49
    Simple grade system that motivates to keep code clean
  • 45
    Better coding
  • 29
    Free for open source
  • 21
    Hotspots for quick refactoring candidates
  • 15
    Continued encouragement to a have better / cleaner code
  • 13
    Great UI
  • 11
    Makes you a better coder
  • 10
    Duplication Detection
  • 5
    Safe and Secure
  • 2
    Private
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    Locally Installable API
  • 1
    Uses rubocop
  • 1
    Extremely accurate in telling you the errors
  • 1
    GitHub only
  • 1
    Python inspection
  • 1
    great open community
  • 1
    GitHub integration, status inline in PRs

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Cons of Codacy
Cons of Code Climate
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    No support for private Git or Azure DevOps git
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    Learning curve, static analysis comparable to eslint
  • 1
    Complains about small stylistic decisions

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What is Codacy?

Codacy automates code reviews and monitors code quality on every commit and pull request on more than 40 programming languages reporting back the impact of every commit or PR, issues concerning code style, best practices and security.

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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