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Comment: PMD plugin version 2.2
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Description / Feature

To check code against rules provided by This plugin provides coding rules from PMD.


PMD Plugin




  1. Install the PMD plugin through the Update Center or download it into the SONAR_HOME/extensions/plugins directory from the Java Ecosystem page
  2. Restart the Sonar server

Include Page
Include - Plugin Installation
Include - Plugin Installation


In the quality profile, activate some rules from PMD and run a Sonar an analysis on your project.

Set the property to tell PMD which version of Java your source code complies to. The default value is 1.5. Possible values: 1.4, 1.5 or 5, 1.6 or 6, 1.7 or 7. Since version 2.2 of the plugin, this property can also be set to 1.8 or 8.