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Hound vs SonarLint: What are the differences?

Hound: A hosted service that comments on Ruby style guide violations in your GitHub pull requests. Take care of pesky code reviews with a trusty Hound. Hound reviews GitHub pull requests for style guide violations; SonarLint: An IDE extension to detect and fix issues as you write code. It is an IDE extension that helps you detect and fix quality issues as you write code Like a spell checker, it squiggles flaws so that they can be fixed before committing code..

Hound and SonarLint belong to "Code Review" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Hound are:

  • Open source
  • Free for public repos
  • Automated reviews of GitHub pull requests for style guide violations

On the other hand, SonarLint provides the following key features:

  • Bug detection
  • Instant feedback
  • Know what to do

Hound is an open source tool with 1.73K GitHub stars and 395 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Hound's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of Hound
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    Comments on style so I don't have to
  • 3
    Easy configuration
  • 3
    Fast
  • 2
    Free for OSS
  • 2
    Inline comments
  • 11
    IDE Integration
  • 1
    Free

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Cons of Hound
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    • 2
      Not Very User Friendly
    • 2
      Non contextual warnings

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    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 SonarLint?

    It is an IDE extension that helps you detect and fix quality issues as you write code. Like a spell checker, it squiggles flaws so that they can be fixed before committing code.

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