coala (software)

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coala
coala
coala demonstration
The SpaceConsistencyBear detecting tabs in files where spaces were expected using coala's terminal interface.
Original author(s)https://github.com/coala
Developer(s)The coala community
Repository Edit this at Wikidata
Written inPython
TypeCode analysis
LicenseAGPLv3
Websitecoala.io

coala[1] is a free and open-source language independent analysis toolkit, written in Python. The primary goal of coala is to make it easier for developers to create rules which a project's code should conform to. coala emphasizes on reusability and pluggability of analysis routines, and the principle of don't repeat yourself (DRY).

On 6 May it was featured on SDTimes.com as Github Project of the Week.[2] coala was also featured in the hackerpublicradio.[3] On 9 May 2016, an article was published on Medium by Gitter regarding its community.[4]

Features[edit]

Bears[edit]

Bears in coala are the equivalent plugins or extensions which provide some analysis routines. Bears can be language dependent as well as language independent. The language dependent bears supported by the coala community provide analysis routines for more than 30 languages.

Integrations[edit]

Integrations with a few editors/IDEs have been supported. This includes:

There are also interfaces with different visualizations provided like the web interface, command-line, D-Bus, and JSON.

Version History[edit]

Version Date Code name
0.2 26 Jul 2015 wombat
0.3 31 Dec 2015 platypus
0.4[7] 30 Jan 2016 eucalyptus
0.5[8] 18 Mar 2016 joey
0.6[9] 29 Apr 2016 honeybadger
0.7 22 Jun 2016
0.8 22 Aug 2016
0.9 22 Nov 2016
0.10 5 Feb 2017
0.11 22 May 2017

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "coala FAQ - Why did you Choose the Name?". Retrieved 3 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Github Project of the week - coala". Retrieved 6 May 2016.
  3. ^ "HackerPublicRadio interview with Lasse Schuirmann on coala". Retrieved 6 May 2016.
  4. ^ Gitter (2016-05-09). "Building Online Communities: coala". Medium. Retrieved 2016-05-09.
  5. ^ "Atom package for coala created suring a GSoC 2015 project". Retrieved 3 May 2016.
  6. ^ "Sublime Text 3 package for coala using packagecontrol created during a GSoC 2015 project". Retrieved 3 May 2016.
  7. ^ "coala 0.4 (eucalyptus) released" Retrieved 7 May 2016.
  8. ^ "coala 0.5 (joey) released" Retrieved 7 May 2016.
  9. ^ "coala 0.6 (honeybadger) / coala-bears 0.2 released" Retrieved 7 May 2016.