AWS CodeWhisperer is an AI coding companion that helps developers write code by generating real-time whole-line and full-function code suggestions in their IDEs. It is trained on billions of lines of Amazon and open-source code, and can generate code in 15 programming languages.
How Good is AWS CodeWhisperer’s Performance?
To assess the performance of AWS CodeWhisperer, we conducted a benchmark study using a set of common programming tasks in Python and Java. We measured the following metrics:
Code completion accuracy: The percentage of tasks for which AWS CodeWhisperer generated the correct code completion.
Code generation accuracy: The percentage of tasks for which AWS CodeWhisperer generated the correct and complete code for the given task.
Code generation time: The average time taken by AWS CodeWhisperer to generate code for a given task.
We found that AWS CodeWhisperer achieved the following
How Does AWS CodeWhisperer Compare to Other AI Coding Tools?
There are a number of other AI coding tools available, such as GitHub Copilot and TabNine. These tools also generate code suggestions, but they differ in terms of their features and performance.
Here is a comparison of AWS CodeWhisperer to other AI coding tools:
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