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  1. Install the JavaScript plugin through the Update Center or download it into the SONAR_HOME/extensions/plugins directory
  2. Restart the Sonar server


Run a Sonar Analysis with the Sonar Runner (Recommended Way)

To launch a Sonar analysis of your JavaScript project, use the Sonar Runner.

A sample project is available on GitHub that can be browsed or downloaded: /projects/languages/javascript/javascript-sonar-runner.

Run a Sonar Analysis with the other Analyzers

Maven and Ant can also be used to launch analysis on JavaScript projects.

Unit Tests and Code Coverage Reports

Reports from JsTestDriver can be imported into Sonar.


  1. JavaScript project analyzed with the Sonar Runner reusing unit tests and code coverage reports generated with JsTestDriver: /projects/languages/javascript/javascript-sonar-runner-JsTestDriver
  2. JavaScript project analyzed with Maven running unit tests and code coverage reports with JsTestDriver (integrated through jstd-maven-plugin): /projects/languages/javascript/javascript-maven-JsTestDriver


See Metrics documentation page.

Extending Coding Rules using XPath