What is 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.
SonarQube is a tool in the Code Review category of a tech stack.
SonarQube is an open source tool with 3.9K GitHub stars and 1.1K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to SonarQube's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses SonarQube?

154 companies reportedly use SonarQube in their tech stacks, including Starbucks, Content Square, and Policygenius.

257 developers on StackShare have stated that they use SonarQube.

SonarQube Integrations

Jenkins, Bitbucket, Travis CI, Gradle, and Apache Maven are some of the popular tools that integrate with SonarQube. Here's a list of all 9 tools that integrate with SonarQube.

Why developers like SonarQube?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use SonarQube
SonarQube Reviews

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose SonarQube in their tech stack.

Ganesa Vijayakumar
Ganesa Vijayakumar
Full Stack Coder | Module Lead · | 15 upvotes · 151K views
Apache Maven
Amazon EC2 Container Service
Microsoft Azure
Amazon Route 53
Amazon RDS
Amazon S3
jQuery Mobile
jQuery UI
React Native
React Router

I'm planning to create a web application and also a mobile application to provide a very good shopping experience to the end customers. Shortly, my application will be aggregate the product details from difference sources and giving a clear picture to the user that when and where to buy that product with best in Quality and cost.

I have planned to develop this in many milestones for adding N number of features and I have picked my first part to complete the core part (aggregate the product details from different sources).

As per my work experience and knowledge, I have chosen the followings stacks to this mission.

UI: I would like to develop this application using React, React Router and React Native since I'm a little bit familiar on this and also most importantly these will help on developing both web and mobile apps. In addition, I'm gonna use the stacks JavaScript, jQuery, jQuery UI, jQuery Mobile, Bootstrap wherever required.

Service: I have planned to use Java as the main business layer language as I have 7+ years of experience on this I believe I can do better work using Java than other languages. In addition, I'm thinking to use the stacks Node.js.

Database and ORM: I'm gonna pick MySQL as DB and Hibernate as ORM since I have a piece of good knowledge and also work experience on this combination.

Search Engine: I need to deal with a large amount of product data and it's in-detailed info to provide enough details to end user at the same time I need to focus on the performance area too. so I have decided to use Solr as a search engine for product search and suggestions. In addition, I'm thinking to replace Solr by Elasticsearch once explored/reviewed enough about Elasticsearch.

Host: As of now, my plan to complete the application with decent features first and deploy it in a free hosting environment like Docker and Heroku and then once it is stable then I have planned to use the AWS products Amazon S3, EC2, Amazon RDS and Amazon Route 53. I'm not sure about Microsoft Azure that what is the specialty in it than Heroku and Amazon EC2 Container Service. Anyhow, I will do explore these once again and pick the best suite one for my requirement once I reached this level.

Build and Repositories: I have decided to choose Apache Maven and Git as these are my favorites and also so popular on respectively build and repositories.

Additional Utilities :) - I would like to choose Codacy for code review as their Startup plan will be very helpful to this application. I'm already experienced with Google CheckStyle and SonarQube even I'm looking something on Codacy.

Happy Coding! Suggestions are welcome! :)

Thanks, Ganesa

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It is very important to have clean code. To be sure that the code quality is not really bad I use a few tools. I love SonarQube with many relevant hints and deep analysis of code. codebeat isn't so detailed, but it can find complexity issues and duplications. Codacy cannot find more bugs then your IDE. The winner for me is SonarQube that shows me really relevant bugs in my code.

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Spring Boot
Apache Maven
Sonatype Nexus

We use Docker for our #DeploymentWorkflow along with OpenShift SonarQube Sonatype Nexus GitLab Vault Apache Maven AngularJS Spring-Boot

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Timur Olzhabayev
Timur Olzhabayev
Head of Development at Trusted Shops · | 1 upvotes · 4.5K views
atTrusted Shops GmbHTrusted Shops GmbH

To increase our code quality and make vulnerabilities visible, we added SonarQube to our Git(lab) workflow, so every commit is analyzed and code flaws are shown directly at the Mergerequest. SonarQube

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Joshua Dean Küpper
Joshua Dean Küpper
CEO at Scrayos UG (haftungsbeschränkt) · | 1 upvotes · 4.5K views
atScrayos UG (haftungsbeschränkt)Scrayos UG (haftungsbeschränkt)

We use SonarQube because of the big inbuilt database of code-smells, pitfalls and best-practices. We were already using Checkstyle, PMD and SpotBugs before, but decided that an "in-depth" analysis – after those three tools already submitted their reports – would be a welcomed addition for the presentation of found issues. The blame-feature of SonarQube is brilliant for internal communication and the integration of the already generated reports of the other tools saves time and speeds up build pipelines.

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SonarQube's Features

  • Multi-language
  • Detect tricky issues
  • Security analysis
  • Enhance your workflow

SonarQube Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to SonarQube?
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It is a provider of state-of-the-art application security solution: static code analysis software, seamlessly integrated into development process.
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Code Climate
After each Git push, Code Climate analyzes your code for complexity, duplication, and common smells to determine changes in quality and surface technical debt hotspots.
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SonarQube's Stats

SonarQube's Followers
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