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Codacy vs StyleCI: 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 StyleCI? The PHP Coding Style Continuous Integration Service. StyleCI automatically analyses all of your pull requests and will display a build status within GitHub before you merge.

Codacy and StyleCI belong to "Code Review" category of the tech stack.

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, StyleCI provides the following key features:

  • Fix PSR-1, PSR-2, PSR-5, Symfony and more.
  • We watch all of your pull requests and automatically analyse them.
  • Open Source

"Automated code review" is the top reason why over 32 developers like Codacy, while over 4 developers mention "Keeps code style consistent adheres to strict standard" as the leading cause for choosing StyleCI.

Codacy, InstaGIS, and DocEngage are some of the popular companies that use Codacy, whereas StyleCI is used by, Leroy Merlin Brasil, and Simulise. Codacy has a broader approval, being mentioned in 44 company stacks & 23 developers stacks; compared to StyleCI, which is listed in 6 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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Pros of Codacy
Pros of StyleCI
  • 41
    Automated code review
  • 34
    Easy setup
  • 27
    Free for open source
  • 19
  • 17
    Helps reduce technical debt
  • 12
    Best scala support
  • 12
    Better coding
  • 10
    Faster Employee Onboarding
  • 9
    Great UI
  • 9
    Duplication detector
  • 8
    PHP integration
  • 5
    Python inspection
  • 4
    Many integrations
  • 3
    Tools for JVM analysis
  • 3
    Github Integration
  • 2
    Must-have for Java
  • 2
    Easy Travis integration
  • 2
    Items can be ignored in the UI
  • 1
  • 1
  • 0
  • 4
    Keeps code style consistent adheres to strict standard

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Cons of Codacy
Cons of StyleCI
  • 5
    No support for private Git or Azure DevOps git
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    What is Codacy?

    Codacy automates code reviews to improve and standardize code quality across large enterprises. It identifies issues through static code analysis. Integrates with GitLab, GitHub & Bitbucket.

    What is StyleCI?

    StyleCI automatically analyses all of your pull requests and will display a build status within GitHub before you merge.

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