Codacy vs Travis CI: What are the differences?
Codacy belongs to "Code Review" category of the tech stack, while Travis CI can be primarily classified under "Continuous Integration".
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, Travis CI provides the following key features:
- Easy Setup- Getting started with Travis CI is as easy as enabling a project, adding basic build instructions to your project and committing code.
- Supports Your Platform- Lots of databases and services are pre-installed and can simply be enabled in your build configuration, we'll launch them for you automatically. MySQL, PostgreSQL, ElasticSearch, Redis, Riak, RabbitMQ, Memcached are available by default.
- Deploy With Confidence- Deploying to production after a successful build is as easy as setting up a bit of configuration, and we'll deploy your code to Heroku, Engine Yard Cloud, Nodejitsu, cloudControl, OpenShift, and CloudFoundry.
"Automated code review" is the top reason why over 32 developers like Codacy, while over 505 developers mention "Github integration" as the leading cause for choosing Travis CI.
Lyft, Heroku, and Rainist are some of the popular companies that use Travis CI, whereas Codacy is used by Codacy, InstaGIS, and DocEngage. Travis CI has a broader approval, being mentioned in 670 company stacks & 624 developers stacks; compared to Codacy, which is listed in 44 company stacks and 23 developer stacks.
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In the past we used to run Jenkins. The build server always had weird issues and was a pain to maintain. Travis is a great solution for CI. Their Debug build features makes it trivial to figure out why your build broke. The integration with Github is also very slick. One thing they could improve is the documentation on the .travis.yaml format. All in all, great company and very responsive supports. Over here at getstream.io we're a fan. Keep up the good work guys!
Travis CI is our pillar for automated deployment, pull request testing, auto-merging (for non-mission-critical projects), and build testing per commit / release.
It is highly configurable, super cheap, and extremely robust (supports every language and configuration we've thrown at it).
While we usually run tests before commits, Travis goes further and tests with different Python versions and different database backends. It works great, and, best of all, it is free for open source projects.
Travis CI builds and tests every commit. It's also used to deploy Buildtime Trend as a Service to Heroku and the Buildtime Trend Python library to the PyPi repository.
Travis CI is critical for Linux and macOS CI tests for the Powershell module. Travis runs the same tests we run in AppVeyor in parallel.
To ensure that what works locally will also work for someone else. Also used to send code coverage to codeintel