Sonar is an open platform to manage code quality. As such, it covers in its core version the 7 axes of code quality.
Sonar has got a very efficient way of navigating, a balance between high-level view, TimeMachine, dashboard and defect hunting tools. This enables to quickly uncover projects and / or components that are in Technical Debt to establish action plans.
Sonar is a web-based application. Rules, alerts, thresholds, exclusions, settings… can be configured online. By leveraging its database, Sonar not only allows to combine metrics altogether but also to mix them with historical measures.
Covering new languages, adding rules engines, computing advanced metrics can be done through a powerful extension mechanism. More than 20 plugins are already available, including :
* Technical debt
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Cross-project detection of code duplication.
· TimeMachine 2.0: replay the evolution of any quality metric and track it along with the dashboard.