sbt VS Metals

Compare sbt vs Metals and see what are their differences.

sbt

sbt, the interactive build tool (by sbt)

Metals

Scala language server with rich IDE features 🚀 (by scalameta)
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sbt Metals
18 16
4,644 1,860
0.5% 1.2%
9.3 9.8
11 days ago 2 days ago
Scala Scala
Apache License 2.0 Apache License 2.0
The number of mentions indicates the total number of mentions that we've tracked plus the number of user suggested alternatives.
Stars - the number of stars that a project has on GitHub. Growth - month over month growth in stars.
Activity is a relative number indicating how actively a project is being developed. Recent commits have higher weight than older ones.
For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.

sbt

Posts with mentions or reviews of sbt. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-01-29.

Metals

Posts with mentions or reviews of Metals. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-01-09.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing sbt and Metals you can also consider the following projects:

Mill - Your shiny new Java/Scala build tool!

intellij-plugins - Open-source plugins included in the distribution of IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate and other IDEs based on the IntelliJ Platform

dotty - The Scala 3 compiler, also known as Dotty.

bloop - Bloop is a build server and CLI tool to compile, test and run Scala fast from any editor or build tool.

Jupyter Scala - A Scala kernel for Jupyter

scalafmt - This repo is now a fork of --->

intellij-scala-bundle - IntelliJ Scala Bundle - get started with Scala in a single click!

Wartremover - Flexible Scala code linting tool

scalajs-benchmark - Benchmarks: write in Scala or JS, run in your browser. Live demo:

Scalastyle - scalastyle