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The C# plugins ecosystem is a set of Sonar plugins used to monitor the quality of .NET software written in the C# language.
The goal is to make C# a first-class citizen in Sonar - like Java can be.


The C# plugins ecosystem is not just the next version of the former .NET plugins (0.6). It is a complete rewrite and therefore will introduce many changes - even if we tried to keep plugin option backward-compatibility as much as possible. Please read more on the differences between the 2 sets of plugins.

Below are the main steps to quickly get started.
You will find the links to the rest of the documentation at the end of this page.


C# Plugins Ecosystem


Fabrice Bellingard (SonarSource), Alexandre Victoor (Twitter)


Latest Version

Not released yet

Requires Sonar

2.9 or higher





Not released yet

1. Install

  1. Install Sonar
  2. Install the C# plugins
    • Copy all the desired plugins of the C# plugins ecosystem in Sonar plugins extension folder.
    • Copy the SonarSource C# Squid plugin there too.

  3. Install the tools required by the selected C# plugins
    • For instance, Gallio or FxCop
    • Gendarme and StyleCop do not necessarily need to be installed

  4. Check the prerequisites, mainly:
    • Your .NET solution must be compiled

2. Configure

  1. If you don't want to use the default settings of a plugin, you can go and edit them in the Sonar "System Settings" web page
  2. Create a Sonar file for your solution
    • A very simple one can be:
    • Place it in the same folder as the Solution file (".sln")

3. Run!

  1. Launch the analysis...
    • Assuming you installed the Simple Java Runner, this is as simple as:

  2. ...and check the results!
    • Once the analysis is completed, just open your favorite web browser (http://localhost:9000 if you installed the standalone version)
    • Enjoy!

To go further...

TODO : include here the links to the rest of the documentation

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