Amazon CodeGuru Reviewer: already time for retirement?

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  • slf4j

    Simple Logging Facade for Java (by samudurand)

    I have experimented with CodeGuru Reviewer on a couple of my personal repositories. I cannot give access to my AWS account, but if you want to see what PR reviews look like with this tool, have a look at this PR on my fork of Sl4j, which I created just for this purpose.

  • PMD

    An extensible multilanguage static code analyzer.

    While the security findings can be pretty elaborate and helpful, the code quality and performance focused findings are not that impressive and can often be detected by more basic or powerful tools like SonarQube (paying) or PMD (free). To see what I mean you can have a look at the list of Java code quality detectors, which is pretty short and contains a lot of simple findings like:

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