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NameJava Ecosystem
Latest version2.1.3 ( 25 June 2013 march 2014 )
Requires SonarQube version34.62 or higher ( check version compatibility )
DownloadJavaEcosystem-2.1.3.zip
LicenseGNU LGPL 3
DevelopersSonarSource
Issue trackerhttp://jira.codehaus.org/browse/SONARJAVA
Sourceshttps://github.com/SonarSource/sonar-java
Tip
titleLive example

If you want to see a live example of the capabilities of the Java Ecosystem, you can have a look at SonarQube on SonarQube.

Description / Features

The Java Ecosystem is a set of plugins used to monitor the quality of Java projects within SonarQube.

It is compatible with the SonarQube Eclipse plugin to track issues while coding. It is also compatible with the Issues Report plugin to run pre-commit local analysis.

Installation

The Java Ecosystem is a set of plugins:

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On top of the coding rules provided by the SonarQube engine

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Note that by , you can activate rules from CheckstyleFindBugsPMDClirr, and fb-contrib. However, we highly recommend that you limit your Quality Profiles to from the SonarQube engine because we believe they are faster, more accurate (fewer false positives and false negatives), and more usable (they have better descriptions, etc). Read this blog post for more details.

Installation

By default the Java Ecosystem is provided with SonarQube. You  You can update it from the Update Center (since SonarQube 3.5) or  or download the latest release from this page header. Once the Java Ecosystem is installed, other plugins are available for download: Emma, Clover, etcDon't forget to check the upgrade notes.

Usage

Run a SonarQube Analysis

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Sample projects for each analyzer are available on GitHub that can be browsed or downloaded: /projects/languages/java

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  • The source directory must be set to the directory containing the top parent package. For  For example, if your directory structure is 'src/main/java/com/mycompany/...', the source directory must be set to 'src/main/java'.
  • The source directory tree has to must match the package declaration. For  For example, the following class:
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titleMyClass.java
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languagejava
package com.mycompany.mypackage;
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must be located in the following directory: [mySourceDirectory]/com/mycompany/mypackage/MyClass.java. Otherwise  Otherwise you would get such an error like below while running your analysis:

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titleLog
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Exception in thread "main" org.sonar.batch.bootstrapper.BootstrapException: org.sonar.squid.api.AnalysisException: Got an exception - org.sonar.squid.api.AnalysisException: The source directory does not correspond to the package declaration com.mycompany.mypackage, file : ..\src\MyClass.java
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The default code coverage engine for unit tests can be set in Settings > General Settings > Java > Code coverage plugin property.

By default the code coverage engine is JaCoCo, but CoberturaEmma or Clover can also be used.

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Change Log

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JIRA Issues
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Upgrade Notes

Version 2.0

This version no longer includes the Checkstyle and PMD plugins. Therefore, you should install those two plugins if you're still using some of their rules.

All the valuable rules from PMD and Checkstyle were rewritten based on our own SSLR technology. These rules are now available in the SonarQube repository. Deprecated rules from PMD and Checkstyle are flagged as so and their replacement is stated in the rule description:

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See http://www.sonarqube.org/already-158-checkstyle-and-pmd-rules-deprecated-by-sonarqube-java-rules/ for more details.

Version 1.5

  • Property sonar.surefire.reportsPath has been removed and replaced by sonar.junit.reportsPath.