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Scala.meta: A quick look

At Codacy we don’t only rely on external tools to find code patterns.  Sometimes we employ other resources like scala.meta. With Scala we also have a nice repository of homemade patterns. Therefore we need to...
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Coding Problems: One Less Exception

java.util.NoSuchElementException: No value found for ‘USD’ at scala.Enumeration.withName(Enumeration.scala:124) Dammit! I hate it when code blows in production. For some cases there’s just no tests or static analysis that can cover you. This is one of those cases. Calling...
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sbt Build Tool The Easy Way

At Codacy, we use Scala for all our core, complemented by Play Framework and built with sbt. sbt is a great open-source build tool.  It is used for Scala and Java projects, similar to Java's...
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Visualizing pull request lifespan vs programming languages

The way pull requests are made, closed and merged has been intriguing me for a while. Pull requests have slowly become the standard flow of operations for many teams shipping software products.Today I’ve asked myself:...
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Code review comments: should 20% be about style and best practices?

Code review comments on style and best practices make up at least 20% of software development time reviewing code . However, is this the optimal proportion of time to spend towards this area of...