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SonarLint

An IDE extension to detect and fix issues as you write code
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What is SonarLint?

It is an IDE extension that helps you detect and fix quality issues as you write code. Like a spell checker, it squiggles flaws so that they can be fixed before committing code.
SonarLint is a tool in the Code Review category of a tech stack.

Who uses SonarLint?

Companies
10 companies reportedly use SonarLint in their tech stacks, including MEG, Minecraft Network, and Technologies.

Developers
62 developers on StackShare have stated that they use SonarLint.
Pros of SonarLint
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SonarLint's Features

  • Bug detection
  • Instant feedback
  • Know what to do
  • Learn from your mistakes
  • Uncover old issues

SonarLint Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to SonarLint?
ReSharper
It is a popular developer productivity extension for Microsoft Visual Studio. It automates most of what can be automated in your coding routines. It finds compiler errors, runtime errors, redundancies, and code smells right as you type, suggesting intelligent corrections for them.
SonarQube
SonarQube provides an overview of the overall health of your source code and even more importantly, it highlights issues found on new code. With a Quality Gate set on your project, you will simply fix the Leak and start mechanically improving.
FindBugs
It detects possible bugs in Java programs. Potential errors are classified in four ranks: scariest, scary, troubling and of concern. This is a hint to the developer about their possible impact or severity.
PMD
It is a source code analyzer. It finds common programming flaws like unused variables, empty catch blocks, unnecessary object creation, and so forth. It includes CPD, the copy-paste-detector.
JSLint
It is a static code analysis tool used in software development for checking if JavaScript source code complies with coding rules. It is provided primarily as a browser-based web application accessible through their domain, but there are also command-line adaptations.
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