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Why we implemented Offline days at Codacy

Since the Coronavirus outbreak, like most people, we are facing a unique reality that is challenging us in many ways at the same time. We are being challenged personally: our routines, our hobbies, the way we interact with our friends and family, the way we live our lives, our reality has drastically changed. Our...

Pair programming at Codacy and why we do it

Pair programming, also known as pairing or “dynamic duo” model is not a new concept, and it was pioneered by C/C++ guru P.J. Plauger (Scott W. Ambler, Larry Constantine, 2001). This practice consists of two developers working together off of a single screen: one is the driver, who actively codes, whereas the other, the navigator, provides instant...

Enhanced security for C++, Java, and Scala with Clang-Tidy and SpotBugs

Enhanced security checks for Java and Scala
As part of our effort to continue expanding our language support, we are excited to announce the support of two new tools for all Codacy users: Clang-Tidy and SpotBugs. Clang-Tidy Clang-Tidy is a tool for C and C++. Its purpose is to diagnose typical programming errors, like style violations, interface misuse,...

Improve the efficiency of your remote engineering team

Software development and remote work
COVID-19 hit the ground running and the world felt the impact. Although tech companies seemed to be ahead of the curve by allowing their teams to work remotely, transitioning to full remote overnight is not easy. The immediate pain point is communication. This is why tools like Slack, Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Google Hangouts, Sococo,...

Further Enterprise security analysis for Scala

Scala security
We’re excited to announce the latest addition to our suite of security analysis: Spotbugs. SpotBugs is a program which uses static analysis to look for bugs in Java code. It checks for more than 400 bug patterns. SpotBugs is the successor of FindBugs, an open-source static code analyzer. SpotBugs picks up...