Coverity Scan vs Phacility: What are the differences?
Developers describe Coverity Scan as "Find and fix defects in your Java, C/C++ or C# open source project for free". Coverity's implementation of static analysis can follow all the possible paths of execution through source code (including interprocedurally) and find defects and vulnerabilities caused by the conjunction of statements that are not errors independent of each other. On the other hand, Phacility is detailed as "Phabricator, except you pay for it. Hosted tools to scale your software organization". A hosted version of Phabricator, that you pay for.
Coverity Scan and Phacility belong to "Code Review" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by Coverity Scan are:
- Test every line of code and potential execution path.
- The root cause of each defect is clearly explained, making it easy to fix bugs
- Integrates with GitHub and Travis CI
On the other hand, Phacility provides the following key features:
- Review code
- Track tasks
- Browse source