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The aim of this glossary is to give a definition to all terms/concepts used in a particular domain of Sonar.





A metric is a property of a piece of software

Lines of code, Cyclomatic complexity, Code coverage


A measure is the value of a metric at a given time

12'000 Lines Of Code, 234 units tests on december 24th


An entity is a piece of software regardless of the granularity of this piece

Maven projects, Maven modules, Packages, Classes


A snapshot is a measures set on a given entity at a given time

Measures set on Tomcat project on december 24th 

Coding rule

A coding rule is a

Don't import java.lang package

Coding rules profile

A coding rules profile is a given rules set

Sonar way on Nemo

Coding rule violation

A violation of a coding rule in a particular piece of software. A piece of software can of course contain several violations on the same coding rule.

Line 4 of file "DummyClass" : Don't import java.lang package



PL/SQL plugin, Clover plugin

Coding rules extension



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