The Best Scala Static Analysis Tools (Linters/Formatters)

We rank 30 Scala linters, code analyzers, formatters, and more. Find and compare tools like Mega-Linter, Sonatype, SonarQube, and more. Please rate and review tools that you've used. This helps others find the best tools for their projects.

4 Scala Tools

WartRemover

A flexible Scala code linting tool.

  • MaintainedMaintained
  • MaintainedScala
  • Maintainedcli
  • Maintainedlinter
  • 100% upvoted

linter

Linter is a Scala static analysis compiler plugin which adds compile-time checks for various possible bugs, inefficiencies, and style problems.

  • MaintainedMaintained
  • MaintainedScala
  • Maintainedcli
  • Maintainedlinter
  • 100% upvoted

Scalastyle

Scalastyle examines your Scala code and indicates potential problems with it.

  • MaintainedMaintained
  • MaintainedScala
  • Maintainedcli
  • Maintainedlinter
  • 100% upvoted

scapegoat

Scala compiler plugin for static code analysis.

  • MaintainedMaintained
  • MaintainedScala
  • Maintainedcli
  • Maintainedlinter
  • 100% upvoted

26 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

  • MaintainedMaintained
  • MaintainedMulti-Language
  • Maintainedcli
  • Maintainedlinter
  • 68% upvoted

Sonatype

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

  • MaintainedMaintained
  • MaintainedMulti-Language
  • Maintainedservice
  • Maintainedlinter
  • 85% upvoted

SonarQube

SonarQube is an open platform to manage code quality.

  • MaintainedMaintained
  • MaintainedMulti-Language
  • Maintainedservice
  • Maintainedlinter
  • 68% upvoted

CodeScene

Sponsor

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

  • MaintainedMaintained
  • MaintainedMulti-Language
  • Maintainedservice
  • Maintainedlinter
  • 69% upvoted

Coverity

Synopsys Coverity supports 20 languages and over 70 frameworks including Ruby on rails, Scala, PHP, Python, JavaScript, TypeScript, Java, Fortran, C, C++, C#, VB.NET.

  • MaintainedMaintained
  • MaintainedMulti-Language
  • Maintainedcli
  • Maintainedlinter
  • 69% 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.

  • MaintainedMaintained
  • MaintainedMulti-Language
  • Maintainedservice
  • Maintainedlinter
  • 79% upvoted

callGraph

Statically generates a call graph image and displays it on screen.

  • MaintainedMaintained
  • MaintainedMulti-Language
  • Maintainedcli
  • Maintainedlinter
  • 80% upvoted

PMD

A source code analyzer for Java, Salesforce Apex, Javascript, PLSQL, XML, XSL and others.

  • MaintainedMaintained
  • MaintainedMulti-Language
  • Maintainedcli
  • Maintainedlinter
  • 85% upvoted

Scanmycode CE (Community Edition)

Scanmycode - Code Scanning/SAST/Linting using many tools/Scanners with One Report

  • MaintainedMaintained
  • MaintainedMulti-Language
  • Maintainedservice
  • Maintainedlinter
  • 100% upvoted

Checkmarx CxSAST

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

  • MaintainedMaintained
  • MaintainedMulti-Language
  • Maintainedcli
  • Maintainedlinter
  • 54% upvoted

Codiga

Sponsor

Automated Code Reviews and Technical Debt management platform that supports 12+ languages.

  • MaintainedMaintained
  • MaintainedMulti-Language
  • Maintainedservice
  • Maintainedlinter
  • 100% upvoted

Codacy

Code Analysis to ship Better Code, Faster.

  • MaintainedMaintained
  • MaintainedMulti-Language
  • Maintainedservice
  • Maintainedlinter
  • 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)

  • MaintainedMaintained
  • MaintainedMulti-Language
  • Maintainedcli
  • Maintainedlinter
  • 71% upvoted

Fortify

A commercial static analysis platform that supports the scanning of C/C++, C#, VB.NET, VB6, ABAP/BSP, ActionScript, Apex, ASP.NET, Classic ASP, VB Script, Cobol, ColdFusion, HTML, Java, JS, JSP, MXML/Flex, Objective-C, PHP, PL/SQL, T-SQL, Python (2.6, 2.7), Ruby (1.9.3), Swift, Scala, VB, and XML.

  • MaintainedMaintained
  • MaintainedMulti-Language
  • Maintainedide-plugin
  • Maintainedlinter
  • 55% upvoted

Kiuwan

Identify and remediate cyber threats in a blazingly fast, collaborative environment, with seamless integration in your SDLC. Python, C\C++, Java, C#, PHP and more.

  • MaintainedMaintained
  • MaintainedMulti-Language
  • Maintainedservice
  • Maintainedlinter
  • 63% upvoted

todocheck

Linter for integrating annotated TODOs with your issue trackers

  • MaintainedMaintained
  • MaintainedMulti-Language
  • Maintainedcli
  • Maintainedlinter
  • 67% upvoted

Hopper

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

  • DeprecatedDeprecated
  • DeprecatedMulti-Language
  • Deprecatedcli
  • Deprecatedlinter
  • 100% upvoted

lizard

Lizard is an extensible Cyclomatic Complexity Analyzer for many programming languages including C/C++ (doesn't require all the header files or Java imports). It also does copy-paste detection (code clone detection/code duplicate detection) and many other forms of static code analysis. Counts lines of code without comments, CCN (cyclomatic complexity number), token count of functions, parameter count of functions.

  • MaintainedMaintained
  • MaintainedMulti-Language
  • Maintainedcli
  • Maintainedlinter
  • 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.

  • MaintainedMaintained
  • MaintainedMulti-Language
  • MaintainedcliMaintainedservice
  • Maintainedlinter
  • 100% upvoted

autocorrect

A linter and formatter to help you to improve copywriting, correct spaces, words, punctuations between CJK (Chinese, Japanese, Korean).

  • MaintainedMaintained
  • MaintainedMulti-Language
  • Maintainedcli
  • MaintainedlinterMaintainedformatter
  • 0% upvoted

Qwiet AI

Identify vulnerabilities that are unique to your code base before they reach production. Leverages the Code Property Graph (CPG) to run its analyses concurrently in a single graph of graphs. Automatically finds business logic flaws in dev like hardcoded secrets and logic bombs

  • MaintainedMaintained
  • MaintainedMulti-Language
  • Maintainedservice
  • Maintainedlinter
  • 0% 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.

  • MaintainedMaintained
  • MaintainedMulti-Language
  • Maintainedcli
  • Maintainedlinter
  • 0% upvoted

TencentCodeAnalysis

Tencent Cloud Code Analysis (TCA for short, code-named CodeDog inside the company early) is a comprehensive platform for code analysis and issue tracking. TCA consist of three components, server, web and client. It integrates of a number of self-developed tools, and also supports dynamic integration of code analysis tools in various programming languages.

  • MaintainedMaintained
  • MaintainedMulti-Language
  • MaintainedcliMaintainedservice
  • Maintainedlinter
  • 0% upvoted

APPscreener

Static code analysis for binary and source code - Java/Scala, PHP, Javascript, C#, PL/SQL, Python, T-SQL, C/C++, ObjectiveC/Swift, Visual Basic 6.0, Ruby, Delphi, ABAP, HTML5 and Solidity.

  • MaintainedMaintained
  • MaintainedMulti-Language
  • Maintainedcli
  • Maintainedlinter
  • 45% upvoted

CodeFactor

Automated Code Analysis for repos on GitHub or BitBucket.

  • MaintainedMaintained
  • MaintainedMulti-Language
  • Maintainedservice
  • Maintainedlinter
  • 43% 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.

  • MaintainedMaintained
  • MaintainedMulti-Language
  • MaintainedcliMaintainedservice
  • Maintainedlinter
  • 42% upvoted

Frequently Asked Questions

What are Scala tools?

What are the best Scala static analysis tools and linters?

The most popular Scala tools ranked by user votes are: Mega-Linter, Sonatype, SonarQube, CodeScene, Coverity.

Which Scala tools are free to use?

Tools with a free plan include Better Code Hub, Codiga. On top of that, there are also a number of open source like Mega-Linter, Sonatype, SonarQube, callGraph, PMD, Scanmycode CE (Community Edition), WartRemover, Find Security Bugs, linter, Scalastyle.

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