Sonar in the news

by olivier gaudin|

    Welcome to the roundup of blog posts and pages that mentioned Sonar last month…

    Developers dashboard : Mash-up activity streams from Jira, Sonar and Hudson
    By exoPlatform, 21 May 2010

    We are going to build a space in exo social to follow the development of a software. We are going to take as an example the development of eXo Social. We want to integrate the 3 following things: Our task manager - Jira, our code quality tool - Sonar and our building system - Hudson.

    Coding Standards with Sonar, Maven and Intellij IDEA
    By Mike Nash, 18 May 2010

    One of the ways to ensure quality in a software project is to find a set of coding standards that your team can agree on then put automated checks in place to ensure they are adhered to. In this post I’d like to take a very small example of such a stanard, and show how you can use several different tools to help ensure and measure compliance.

    Sonar Cobol Plugin released
    By SonarSource, 17 May 2010

    We are happy to announce the release of the Sonar Cobol Plugin. SonarSource has developed its own state of the art Cobol parser and packaged it as a Sonar Plugin. It allows to perform objective and automated Cobol code reviews against pre-defined or homemade coding best practices.

    Passing Hudson BUILD_NUMBER to Sonar Plugin
    By arensa, 17 May 2010

    Sonar is a great source code analysis tool that integrates through its plugin neatly into the Hudson continuous integration server. One major feature of Sonar is the module called “Time machine” where you can review the progress of the quality metrics for your project over time.

    Obeo et SonarSource annoncent la sortie du plugin Sonar1.0 pour VisualBasic 6
    By Programmez!, 12 May 2010

    Les deux sociétés ont décidé de combiner leur savoir-faire afin de fournir une solution permettant d'analyser automatiquement la qualité du code d'applications VisualBasic 6.

    The perfect agile test management tool
    By Gojko Adzic, 4 May 2010

    David Evans and I facilitated a session on designing a killer agile test management tool last week at the UK Test Management Forum, with the goal of learning what are the biggest currently unsolved problems for agile teams in the area of testing at the moment. So for any tool vendors our there, here are the ideas.

    First build of JTheque with Sonar 2.0
    By Baptiste Wicht, 2 May 2010

    This week-end I updated the version of Sonar to the new version 2.0 and migrated it from Tomcat 5.5 to Tomcat 6.0. I waited until now for the plugins I use to be compatible.

    An IntelliJ IDEA Plugin for Sonar
    By Evgeny Mandrikov, 1 May 2010

    The Sonar Team is very proud to announce the release of a first version of a Sonar plugin for IntelliJ IDEA. Sonar ( is an open-source Code Quality Management Platform based on many well known analysis tools like Checkstyle, PMD, Findbugs, Cobertura, ...

    Sonar: Understanding your codebase
    By Mark Thomas, 29 March 2010

    Large code bases can be difficult to understand, particularly for a new joiner to a team. Reading code is a great way to get the detail, but getting a high-level view can sometimes be hard. There are a range of open source tools that can provide Information about code coverage, design attributes and complexity, but it is often hard...

    Java Build Server
    By Manuel Küblböck, 23 January 2010

    In my last Java project, I set up a build server with Continuous Integration (CI) capability. I am a big fan of Test Driven Development (TDD) and I quite enjoyed Hudson telling us right away when someone checked in code that broke the build. It just gives you so much more confidence in your code and keeps it releasable at all times. In addition, we used Sonar to measure the quality of our code.