|Analysis||Standard way to analyze the source code. The source code is analyzed and measures and issues are pushed to the SonarQube database. The results of the analysis can be browsed through the web interface.|
The source code is analyzed but the measures and issues are not pushed to the SonarQube database. Therefore, they cannot be browsed through the web interface. This mode is usually can be used for example with the SonarQube Eclipse plugin, which allows you to browse issues directly in Eclipse; or the Issues Report plugin, which provides a way to browse issues via an HTML report.
|Incremental||Same as Preview mode but only new or modified files (compared to the latest version available on the remote server) are analyzed. This is the default mode of the SonarQube Eclipse plugin.|
Web page that provides a way to display any data stored in the database.
A dashboard is a set of widgets.
It is a box that displays aggregate data on a dashboard.
There are two types of widget:
|A file-specific presentation of measure data. Some metrics have specialized presentations.|