Codebrag vs Hound vs RuboCop

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Codebrag

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Hound

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RuboCop

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Decisions about Codebrag, Hound, and RuboCop
Weverton Timoteo

To communicate isn’t just getting rid of syntax errors and making code work. The code should communicate ideas to people through a programming language that computers can also understand.

You should adopt semantic variables, classes, modules, and methods names. For instance, in Ruby, we avoid using particular prefixes such as is_paid, get_name and set_name. In their places, we use directly paid?, name, and name=.

My advice is to use idiomatic and features that the programming language you use offers to you whenever possible, and figure out ways to better pass the message.

Why wouldn’t we be worried about semantics, typos, and styles? We should care for the quality of our code, and the many concepts that define it. You can start by using a linter to collect some issues from your codebase automatically.

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Pros of Codebrag
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Pros of RuboCop
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    Simple, SVN support, easy install and free
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    Comments on style so I don't have to
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    Easy configuration
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    Fast
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    Free for OSS
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    Inline comments
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    Open-source
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    Completely free
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    Runs Offline
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    Follows the Ruby Style Guide by default
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    Can automatically fix some problems
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    Customizable
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    Atom package
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    Integrates with Vim/Emacs/Atom/Sublime/
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    Integrates With Custom CMS

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What is Codebrag?

Codebrag saves you time with well‑organized and enjoyable code reviews. A simple dashboard combined with a game‑like experience brings fun to the process and makes it work for your team. Codebrag gamifies the experience with achievements, leader boards, gravatars and 'Likes' for the code. Codebrag is built by developers with over 10 years experience in programming, working on projects all over the world. It is developed with passion answering a real need to make code reviews an easier and more pleasant experience.

What is Hound?

Automated code review for GitHub pull requests. It comments on code quality and style issues, allowing you and your team to better review and maintain a clean codebase.

What is RuboCop?

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.

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