StyleCop Settings

The following pages describe how to manage settings within the StyleCop tool.Changing the settings for a projectSharing settings files across multiple projects

StyleCop Build Integration

The following article describes how to integrate StyleCop into the build, so that the tool will run automatically whenever a build is performed:


Setting Up StyleCop MSBuild Integration

This article explains how to integrate the StyleCop tool into an MSBuild based build environment, for StyleCop 4.3 and above. If you are using SourceAnalysis 4.2, please see the following article: MSBuild integration will cause the tool to run automatically whenever the code is built, and StyleCop violations will show up alongside compiler errors in the build…


Future Plans

Since the release of StyleCop, many people have pointed out that a number of the rules enforced by the tool could be automatically corrected by the tool, without requiring the developer to do the corrections manually. As you might imagine, this functionality is also highly desired by the developers using StyleCop within Microsoft, and this will…


Announcing the release of Microsoft StyleCop

We are very excited to announce the release of a new developer tool from Microsoft, Source Analysis for C#. This tool is known internally within Microsoft as StyleCop, and has been used for many years now to help teams enforce a common set of best practices for layout, readability, maintainability, and documentation of C# source…