aura VS Flake8

Compare aura vs Flake8 and see what are their differences.

aura

Python source code auditing and static analysis on a large scale (by SourceCode-AI)

Flake8

flake8 is a python tool that glues together pycodestyle, pyflakes, mccabe, and third-party plugins to check the style and quality of some python code. (by PyCQA)
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aura Flake8
2 6
69 1,738
- 4.1%
7.9 9.0
7 days ago 4 days ago
Python Python
GNU General Public License v3.0 only GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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aura

Posts with mentions or reviews of aura. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.
  • A Large-Scale Security-Oriented Static Analysis of Python Packages in PyPI
    1 project | news.ycombinator.com | 30 Jul 2021
    I've done extensive research in this area and looked at existing tools including bandit to scan the whole pypi repository and monitor what is being uploaded there, the conclusion was that most of the tools are not up for this task so I made a new framework from scratch that is specially design for this purpose, to scan the whole PyPI repository, it's called Aura: https://github.com/SourceCode-AI/aura
  • Ever npm/pip installed malware? A modest call for action
    1 project | dev.to | 4 Feb 2021
    Consider contributing your talents to projects that seek to improve the security of these registries. One project worth your attention is Aura, a Python source code auditing and static analysis tool. For those who want to explore Python malware detection challenges identified as important by the Python Software Foundation, see here. Consider contributing malware checks to the Python Package Index codebase, aka Warehouse.

Flake8

Posts with mentions or reviews of Flake8. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-07.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing aura and Flake8 you can also consider the following projects:

Pylint - It's not just a linter that annoys you!

pylama - Code audit tool for python.

black - The uncompromising Python code formatter [Moved to: https://github.com/psf/black]

prospector - Inspects Python source files and provides information about type and location of classes, methods etc

mypy - Optional static typing for Python

PythonBuddy - 1st Online Python Editor With Live Syntax Checking and Execution

autoflake - Removes unused imports and unused variables as reported by pyflakes

black - The uncompromising Python code formatter

dotenv-linter - ⚡️Lightning-fast linter for .env files. Written in Rust 🦀

autopep8 - A tool that automatically formats Python code to conform to the PEP 8 style guide.

bandit - Bandit is a tool designed to find common security issues in Python code.

unimport - A linter, formatter for finding and removing unused import statements.