Code Climate vs RuboCop: 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 RuboCop? A Ruby static code analyzer, based on the community Ruby style guide. RuboCop is a Ruby static code analyzer. Out of the box it will enforce many of the guidelines outlined in the community Ruby Style Guide.
Code Climate and RuboCop can be categorized as "Code Review" tools.
"Auto sync with Github" is the top reason why over 68 developers like Code Climate, while over 8 developers mention "Open-source" as the leading cause for choosing RuboCop.
RuboCop is an open source tool with 10.1K GitHub stars and 2.11K GitHub forks. Here's a link to RuboCop's open source repository on GitHub.
Chargify, DNSimple, and Harvest are some of the popular companies that use Code Climate, whereas RuboCop is used by StackShare, WeLab Limited, and Keplar Agency. Code Climate has a broader approval, being mentioned in 134 company stacks & 45 developers stacks; compared to RuboCop, which is listed in 44 company stacks and 25 developer stacks.