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The Best Groovy Static Analysis Tools (Linters/Formatters)

We rank 15 Groovy linters, code analyzers, formatters, and more. Find and compare tools like Mega-Linter, Sonatype, CodeScene, and more. Please rate and review tools that you've used. This helps others find the best tools for their projects.

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CodeNarc

A static analysis tool for Groovy source code, enabling monitoring and enforcement of many coding standards and best practices.

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  • 86% upvoted

14 Multi-Language Tools

Mega-Linter

Mega-Linter can handle any type of project thanks to its 70+ embedded Linters, its advanced reporting, runnable on any CI system or locally, with assisted installation and configuration, able to apply formatting and fixes

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  • 67% upvoted

Sonatype

Reports known vulnerabilities in common dependencies and recommends updated packages to minimize breaking changes

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  • 79% upvoted

CodeScene

Sponsor

CodeScene is a quality visualization tool for software. Prioritize technical debt, detect delivery risks, and measure organizational aspects. Fully automated.

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  • 65% upvoted

Better Code Hub

Better Code Hub checks your GitHub codebase against 10 engineering guidelines devised by the authority in software quality, Software Improvement Group.

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  • 77% upvoted

Checkmarx CxSAST

Commercial Static Code Analysis which doesn't require pre-compilation.

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  • 56% upvoted

Codacy

Code Analysis to ship Better Code, Faster.

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  • 60% upvoted

Find Security Bugs

The SpotBugs plugin for security audits of Java web applications and Android applications. (Also work with Kotlin, Groovy and Scala projects)

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  • 71% upvoted

todocheck

Linter for integrating annotated TODOs with your issue trackers

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  • 67% upvoted

Hopper

A static analysis tool written in scala for languages that run on JVM.

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  • 100% upvoted

Sigrid

Sigrid helps you to improve your software by measuring your system's code quality, and then compares the results against a benchmark of thousands of industry systems to give you concrete advice on areas where you can improve.

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  • 100% upvoted

ClassGraph

A classpath and module path scanner for querying or visualizing class metadata or class relatedness.

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  • 0% upvoted

CodeFactor

Automated Code Analysis for repos on GitHub or BitBucket.

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  • 50% upvoted

StaticReviewer

Static Reviewer executes code checks according to the most relevant Secure Coding Standards, OWASP, CWE, CVE, CVSS, MISRA, CERT, for 40+ programming languages, using 1000+ built-in validation rules for Security, Deadcode & Best Practices Available a module for Software Composition Analysis (SCA) to find vulnerabilities in open source and third party libraries.

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  • 0% upvoted

ShiftLeft Scan

Scan is a free open-source DevSecOps platform for detecting security issues in source code and dependencies. It supports a broad range of languages and CI/CD pipelines.

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  • 42% upvoted

Frequently Asked Questions

What are Groovy tools?

The Groovy programming language is a powerful, dynamic language that makes writing code easy and fun. It has a simple syntax that is easy to learn, and its features include closures, comprehensions, metaprogramming, and more. Groovy also integrates well with Java code, making it an ideal choice for developing Java applications.

What are the best Groovy static analysis tools and linters?

The most popular Groovy tools ranked by user votes are: Mega-Linter, Sonatype, CodeScene, Better Code Hub, Checkmarx CxSAST.

Which Groovy tools are free to use?

Tools with a free plan include Better Code Hub. On top of that, there are also a number of open source like Mega-Linter, Sonatype, CodeNarc, Find Security Bugs, todocheck, Hopper, ClassGraph, ShiftLeft Scan.

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