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What is Clean Code?

If you’ve followed us for a while, you most likely noticed that we changed the way we describe what we do: from “code quality” to “continuous code inspection,” then “code quality and code security”… to Clean Code.


But what is Clean Code, and what does it encompass?

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mXSS: The Vulnerability Hiding in Your Code

XSS is a well-known bug class, but a lesser-known yet effective variant called mXSS has emerged over the last couple of years. In this blog, we will cover the fundamentals of this XSS variant and examine how you can protect against it.

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Sonar Named Leader in G2 Spring Report

We are excited to share that the G2 Spring 2024 reports were recently released, and once again, Sonar has been named the LEADER in Static Code Analysis!

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Find Deeply Hidden Security Vulnerabilities with Deeper SAST by Sonar

This post delves into an actual Jenkins vulnerability to understand the intricacies of deeper SAST for detecting deeply hidden code vulnerabilities. It illustrates how deeper SAST works and explains its impact on keeping your code clean and free of these serious issues.

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Parallel Code Security: The Challenge of Concurrency

Parallelism has been around for decades, but it is still a source of critical vulnerabilities nowadays. This blog post details a severe vulnerability in the remote desktop gateway Apache Guacamole, highlighting the security risks of parallelism.

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Code Interoperability: The Hazards of Technological Variety

The rapid development of different technologies doesn’t come without risks. This blog post details a critical vulnerability in the remote desktop gateway Apache Guacamole, which showcases the challenges of code interoperability.

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Leveraging SonarQube, SonarCloud, and SonarLint for Effective Shift Left Practices

Speed and quality are no longer trade-offs in the modern software landscape - they're a tightly interwoven dance. That's where the "Shift Left" philosophy comes in, urging us to move critical checks and balances like code quality analysis earlier in the development lifecycle.

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Driving DevOps Transformation: Leveling Up CI/CD with Static Code Analysis

Unit and end-to-end testing are effective in ensuring features and functionality work properly, but what about code quality? How can we ensure that our code is reliable, maintainable, and secure? Enter static code analysis.

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Legacy Codebases are a DevOps Issue

Explore how DevOps principles and practices can transform the challenge of managing legacy code into an opportunity for improvement. This piece outlines actionable strategies for refactoring, the importance of automation, and adopting a 'Clean as You Code' approach to ensure sustainable code quality and efficiency.

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SonarQube 10.5 Release Announcement

The 10.5 release of SonarQube includes support for Java 21, C++23, and TypeScript 5.4. Secrets detection analysis is faster and deeper SAST coverage has increased. Project onboarding is more simplified for monorepos, Maven, and GitHub Actions. Read on to find out about these and much more.

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Dangerous Import: SourceForge Patches Critical Code Vulnerability

Our Vulnerability Research team discovered a critical code vulnerability in SourceForge, which attackers could have used to poison deployed files and spread malware to millions of users.

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AI-Generated Code Demands ‘Trust, But Verify’ Approach to Software Development

Pairing the "trust, but verify" approach with the power of Sonar’s Clean Code solutions enables organizations to be confident that their AI-generated code is high-quality, maintainable, reliable, and secure.

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