Spotbugs VS FindBugs

Compare Spotbugs vs FindBugs and see what are their differences.

Spotbugs

SpotBugs is FindBugs' successor. A tool for static analysis to look for bugs in Java code. (by spotbugs)

FindBugs

The new home of the FindBugs project (by findbugsproject)
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Spotbugs FindBugs
19 -
3,375 750
1.0% 0.5%
9.6 0.0
5 days ago 5 months ago
Java Java
GNU Lesser General Public License v3.0 only -
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Spotbugs

Posts with mentions or reviews of Spotbugs. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2024-05-06.

FindBugs

Posts with mentions or reviews of FindBugs. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning FindBugs yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Spotbugs and FindBugs you can also consider the following projects:

SonarQube - Continuous Inspection

PMD - An extensible multilanguage static code analyzer.

Error Prone - Catch common Java mistakes as compile-time errors

infer - A static analyzer for Java, C, C++, and Objective-C

Checkstyle - Checkstyle is a development tool to help programmers write Java code that adheres to a coding standard. By default it supports the Google Java Style Guide and Sun Code Conventions, but is highly configurable. It can be invoked with an ANT task and a command line program.

SonarJava - :coffee: SonarSource Static Analyzer for Java Code Quality and Security

semgrep - Lightweight static analysis for many languages. Find bug variants with patterns that look like source code.

NullAway - A tool to help eliminate NullPointerExceptions (NPEs) in your Java code with low build-time overhead

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