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Alternative to Go Meta Linter: GolangCI-Lint is a linters aggregator.

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aligncheck

Find inefficiently packed structs.

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bodyclose

Checks whether HTTP response body is closed.

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deadcode

Finds unused code.

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dingo-hunter

Static analyser for finding deadlocks in Go.

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dogsled

Finds assignments/declarations with too many blank identifiers.

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dupl

Reports potentially duplicated code.

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errcheck

Check that error return values are used.

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errwrap

Wrap and fix Go errors with the new %w verb directive. This tool analyzes fmt.Errorf() calls and reports calls that contain a verb directive that is different than the new %w verb directive introduced in Go v1.13. It's also capable of rewriting calls to use the new %w wrap verb directive.

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flen

Get info on length of functions in a Go package.

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go/ast

Package ast declares the types used to represent syntax trees for Go packages.

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go-consistent

Analyzer that helps you to make your Go programs more consistent.

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go-critic

Go source code linter that maintains checks which are currently not implemented in other linters.

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go tool vet --shadow

Reports variables that may have been unintentionally shadowed.

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go vet

Examines Go source code and reports suspicious.

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goast

Go AST (Abstract Syntax Tree) based static analysis tool with Rego.

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gochecknoglobals

Checks that no globals are present.

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goconst

Finds repeated strings that could be replaced by a constant.

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gocyclo

Calculate cyclomatic complexities of functions in Go source code.

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gofmt -s

Checks if the code is properly formatted and could not be further simplified.

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goimports

Checks missing or unreferenced package imports.

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gokart

Golang security analysis with a focus on minimizing false positives. It is capable of tracing the source of variables and function arguments to determine whether input sources are safe.

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golint

Prints out coding style mistakes in Go source code.

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goroutine-inspect

An interactive tool to analyze Golang goroutine dump.

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gosec (gas)

Inspects source code for security problems by scanning the Go AST.

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gotype

Syntactic and semantic analysis similar to the Go compiler.

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govulncheck

Govulncheck reports known vulnerabilities that affect Go code. It uses static analysis of source code or a binary's symbol table to narrow down reports to only those that could affect the application. By default, govulncheck makes requests to the Go vulnerability database at https://vuln.go.dev. Requests to the vulnerability database contain only module paths, not code or other properties of your program.

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ineffassign

Detect ineffectual assignments in Go code.

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interfacer

Suggest narrower interfaces that can be used.

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lll

Report long lines.

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maligned

Detect structs that would take less memory if their fields were sorted.

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misspell

Finds commonly misspelled English words.

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nakedret

Finds naked returns.

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nargs

Finds unused arguments in function declarations.

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prealloc

Finds slice declarations that could potentially be preallocated.

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Reviewdog

A tool for posting review comments from any linter in any code hosting service.

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revive

Fast, configurable, extensible, flexible, and beautiful linter for Go. Drop-in replacement of golint.

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safesql

Static analysis tool for Golang that protects against SQL injections.

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shisho

A lightweight static code analyzer designed for developers and security teams. It allows you to analyze and transform source code with an intuitive DSL similar to sed, but for code.

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staticcheck

Go static analysis that specialises in finding bugs, simplifying code and improving performance.

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structcheck

Find unused struct fields.

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structslop

Static analyzer for Go that recommends struct field rearrangements to provide for maximum space/allocation efficiency

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test

Show location of test failures from the stdlib testing module.

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unconvert

Detect redundant type conversions.

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unparam

Find unused function parameters.

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varcheck

Find unused global variables and constants.

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wsl

Enforces empty lines at the right places.

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statsviz

Instant live visualization of your Go application runtime statistics in the browser. It plots heap usage, MSpans/MCaches, Object counts, Goroutines and GC/CPU fraction.

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24 Multi-Language Tools

ApplicationInspector

Creates reports of over 400 rule patterns for feature detection (e.g. the use of cryptography or version control in apps).

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autocorrect

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

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Open-Source static code analysis tool to discover, filter and prioritize security risks and vulnerabilities leading to sensitive data exposures (PII, PHI, PD). Highly configurable and easily extensible, built for security and engineering teams.

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Betterscan CE

Checks your code and infra (various Git repositories supported, cloud stacks, CLI, Web Interface platform, integrationss available) for security and quality issues. Code Scanning/SAST/Linting using many tools/Scanners deduplicated with One Report (AI optional).

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callGraph

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

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Checkmarx CxSAST

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

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emerge

Emerge is a source code and dependency visualizer that can be used to gather insights about source code structure, metrics, dependencies and complexity of software projects. After scanning the source code of a project it provides you an interactive web interface to explore and analyze your project by using graph structures.

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goone

Finds N+1 queries (SQL calls in a for loop) in go code

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Hound CI

Comments on style violations in GitHub pull requests. Supports Coffeescript, Go, HAML, JavaScript, Ruby, SCSS and Swift.

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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.

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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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Semgrep

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A fast, open-source, static analysis tool for finding bugs and enforcing code standards at editor, commit, and CI time. Its rules look like the code you already write; no abstract syntax trees or regex wrestling. Supports 17+ languages.

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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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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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SonarLint

SonarLint is a free IDE extension available for IntelliJ, VS Code, Visual Studio, and Eclipse, to find and fix coding issues in real-time, flagging issues as you code, just like a spell-checker. More than a linter, it also delivers rich contextual guidance to help developers understand why there is an issue, assess the risk, and educate them on how to fix it.

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sqlvet

Performs static analysis on raw SQL queries in your Go code base to surface potential runtime errors. It checks for SQL syntax error, identifies unsafe queries that could potentially lead to SQL injections makes sure column count matches value count in INSERT statements and validates table- and column names.

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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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Super-Linter

Combination of multiple linters to install as a GitHub Action.

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Svace

Static code analysis tool for Java,C,C++,C#,Go.

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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.

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todocheck

Linter for integrating annotated TODOs with your issue trackers

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trunk

Modern repositories include many technologies, each with its own set of linters. With 30+ linters and counting, Trunk makes it dead-simple to identify, install, configure, and run the right linters, static analyzers, and formatters for all your repos.

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CASR

Crash Analysis and Severity Report.

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Sydr

Continuous Hybrid Fuzzing and Dynamic Analysis for Security Development Lifecycle.

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