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Connected Mode

harness the power of Clean Code

Connected Mode provides consistent and cohesive analysis at every step in your development workflow – in the IDE, in your Pull Requests & branches, and back.

powerful in itself, more benefits when connected

continuous Clean Code

SonarLint provides great benefits in standalone mode as you code. Get end-to-end additional coverage through your dev cycle when paired with SonarQube or SonarCloud.

everyone on the same page

When ‘connected’, rules and analysis settings from SonarQube or SonarCloud are automatically and real-time synchronized to SonarLint, aligning your project and entire team on a single standard of Clean Code.

more rule coverage

Connected Mode extends SonarLint capabilities by allowing you to address taint analysis results from SonarQube/SonarCloud and to report security hotspots directly in your IDE.

An example of a coding rule is shown from the SonarPedia page. In this example Noncompliant Code is shared along with a Compliant Solution.

smart notifications

Get quick notifications for new events or when breaking changes make it to the main branch and fail your Quality Gate.

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easy to activate

Simply go to SonarLint ‘General Settings’ and bind the project under ‘Project Settings’ to your SonarQube or SonarCloud instance.

Issues with code are revealed within the developers platform while guidance for remediation is provided from Sonar

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