Code Climate vs EditorConfig

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Code Climate vs EditorConfig: What are the differences?

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; EditorConfig: *A file format and collection of text editor plugins for maintaining consistent coding styles *. It is a file format and collection of text editor plugins. It helps maintain consistent coding styles for multiple developers working on the same project across various editors and IDEs.

Code Climate and EditorConfig belong to "Code Review" category of the tech stack.

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Pros of Code Climate
Pros of EditorConfig
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    Auto sync with Github
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    Simple grade system that motivates to keep code clean
  • 44
    Better coding
  • 29
    Free for open source
  • 21
    Hotspots for quick refactoring candidates
  • 15
    Continued encouragement to a have better / cleaner code
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    Great UI
  • 11
    Makes you a better coder
  • 10
    Duplication Detection
  • 5
    Safe and Secure
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    Private
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    Locally Installable API
  • 1
    Uses rubocop
  • 1
    Extremely accurate in telling you the errors
  • 1
    GitHub only
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    Python inspection
  • 1
    great open community
  • 1
    GitHub integration, status inline in PRs
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    Cons of Code Climate
    Cons of EditorConfig
    • 1
      Learning curve, static analysis comparable to eslint
    • 1
      Complains about small stylistic decisions
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      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.

      What is EditorConfig?

      It is a file format and collection of text editor plugins. It helps maintain consistent coding styles for multiple developers working on the same project across various editors and IDEs.

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