SonarSource have announced their own SonarQube Team Services / TFS integration

Microsoft have been partnering with SonarSource for almost two years to bring SonarQube to .NET developers and to make it easy to analyze MSBuild and Java projects from Visual Studio Team Services, TFS and Visual Studio. The partnership, and Team Services extensibility, have now matured to the point that we have jointly decided that it… Read more

Managing Technical Debt planning update – 2016Q3

[Nov 2016: Added a status Update with links on details for what was done]   Back in January, I shared with you our SonarQube integration Update and plans for the first half of 2016. I’ve just updated that blog post to ensure that all the links were added to the individual blog posts for the… Read more

The Maven build task now supports PMD analysis out of the box

Simple Java static analysis tools In addition to working on the SonarQube integration, we received feedback from some of you that you would like the Maven and Gradle tasks to perform static analysis using common Java tools such as PMD, CheckStyle, and FindBugs. These tools are also supported though SonarQube plug-ins, and most of their… Read more

The Gradle build task now supports SonarQube analysis

SonarQube analysis for Java In October, we updated the Maven task to support SonarQube analysis (See The Maven build task now simplifies SonarQube analysis). This time, we are pleased to announce an updated Gradle task which makes it easy for Java developers using Gradle to trigger a SonarQube analysis in Visual Studio Team Services. Using… Read more

SonarQube Code Analysis issues integration into Pull Requests

See also SonarQube documentation available from Analyzing with SonarQube Extension for VSTS/TFS Goal: Let developers fix issues early Team leads and managers spend time drilling into the SonarQube dashboard, setting up quality gates and monitoring technical debt. Have a look at the publicly available SonarQube dashboard for the Roslyn project to get an idea of… Read more

SonarLint 2.2 for Visual Studio improves the connected mode

In the continuation of SonarLint 2.1 for Visual Studio, last week, SonarSource and Microsoft released SonarLint 2.2, providing in-IDE analysis results consistent with analysis builds. Here is a description of the scenarios covered by these new improvements: Notifications when the quality of the solution is not consistent with the Quality profile Until now, you had… Read more

SonarQube Scanner for MSBuild v1.1 released: static analysis now executed during the build

SonarSource have officially released SonarQube C# Plugin 4.4 and version 1.1 of the SonarQube Scanner for MSBuild. There have been no updates to the scanner documentation in this release, other that updating the version number to make it clear they relate to version 1.1 of the SonarQube Scanner for MSBuild. As usual, we’ve fixed a… Read more

SonarLint for VisualStudio 2.1 released, brings consistency with MSBuild, navigation to SonarQube and notifications

A few weeks ago, we released SonarLint for Visual Studio 2.0 and you discovered the SonarQube connected mode enabling customers to align the definition of the quality of a Visual Studio solution with a quality profile in SonarQube Last Friday, we released SonarLint for Visual Studio 2.1, improving this “connected mode” experience in 3 directions:… Read more

New and updated DevLabs extensions in the Visual Studio Team Services Marketplace

Microsoft DevLabs is an outlet for experiments from Microsoft, experiments that represent some of the latest ideas around developer tools. Solutions in this category are designed for broad usage, and you are encouraged to use and provide feedback on them; however, these extensions are not supported nor are any commitments made as to their longevity…. Read more

Azure Active Directory (AAD) Authentication Plug-in for SonarQube

The AAD OAuth2 provider for SonarQube enables AAD users to automatically be sign up and authenticated on a SonarQube server. Depending on the OAuth 2.0 providers you have enabled on the SonarQube server, you may see several login buttons. In the image below, only the AAD provider has been enabled. Get the v1 bits!   … Read more