The Best Meta Static Analysis Tools (Linters/Formatters)
We rank 10 Meta linters, code analyzers, formatters, and more. Find and compare tools like flake8, prospector, imhotep, and more. Please rate and review tools that you've used. This helps others find the best tools for their projects.
7 Meta Tools
3 Multi-Language Tools
Comment on commits coming into your repository and check for syntactic errors and general lint warnings.
Provides a unified interface to sort and act on the issues it finds.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What are Meta tools?
Meta linters are analysis tools, which support multiple programming languages. They are used to detect common issues, such as code duplication, security vulnerabilities, and coding style violations. Meta linters are often used in continuous integration (CI) pipelines to ensure that code is of high quality before it is merged into the main branch. Instead of running multiple linters, developers can use a meta linter to run all of them at once.
What are the best Meta static analysis tools and linters?
The most popular Meta tools ranked by user votes are: flake8, prospector, imhotep, codeburner, flakeheaven.
Which Meta services are free for open source projects?
Commercial services with a free plan for open source include flake8, prospector, imhotep, codeburner, flakeheaven, Go Meta Linter, goreporter, multilint, pylama, ciocheck.