December 20, 2022
SonarLint for Visual Studio v6.11
A restructured menu now groups all SonarLint features under Extensions->SonarLint. It is now easier to find links to product documentation and our Community forum, where you can access support or share your feedback.
In addition, this version also brings:
- 6 new rules to cover C++20’s concepts 3.
Learn more in this community announcement.
September 07, 2022
SonarLint for Visual Studio v6.8
SonarLint’s quick fixes present contextual opportunities to rapidly auto-fix issues as you code. With a growing library that also covers C, C++, VB.NET, and C# rules, writing clean code has never been easier.
In addition, this release brings:
- Further help for JS/TS developers, with added support for TypeScript 4.7, plus new rules to catch React-specific bugs and code smells.
- For .NET users, new rules to help C# developers write clean Azure Functions, plus support for Tuple Deconstruction.
August 12, 2022
SonarLint for Visual Studio v6.7
When binding a project to SonarCloud or SonarQube, SonarLint will automatically synchronize rules and analysis settings to:
- Use the same quality profile locally
- Sync any file or directory inclusions/exclusions
- Mute any issues already flagged as Won’t Fix or False Positive
Discover the full benefits of Connected Mode
June 30, 2022
SonarLint for Visual Studio v6.6
This release enables the synchronization of file exclusions from SonarCloud and SonarQube to SonarLint for C and C++ users.
File or directory inclusions/exclusions configured for your project in SonarQube or SonarCloud are now synchronized to SonarLint, ensuring your analysis is focused upon the desired source code.
Using Connected Mode, third-party code or source files generated by a tool can selectively be removed from analysis within the Visual Studio IDE.
May 13, 2022
SonarLint for Visual Studio v6.4
This release adds support for detecting and preventing Cloud “secrets” (user or system-level information such as API tokens, keys, usernames, and passwords) in Visual Studio.
SonarLint provides a set of rules to automatically detect authentication credentials in source code or language-agnostic files (e.g. xml, yaml, json) within AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure Cloud, IBM Cloud, Alibaba Cloud. It then flags an alert to prevent the confidential information from publicly leaking, as well as clear contextual guidance on how best to avoid this issue in the future.
May 06, 2022
SonarLint for Visual Studio v6.3
Introducing new rules for regular expressions. Regex can be complex and prone to errors, plus identifying issues can be difficult and time-consuming. With this release, we deliver a set of 19 rules to help you write efficient, error-free, and safe regular expressions in JS/TS.
New rules dedicated to Mocha and Chai. Test code quality is important and we have a new set of rules to help you write better tests with Mocha/Chai.