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SonarQube in Action by G. Ann Campbell and Patroklos P. Papapetrou

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Chapter 13. Rule profile administration

This chapter covers

  • Making your own profile: copy and modify
  • Profile inheritance
  • Rule editing
  • Alerts: knowing when your metrics have crossed the line
  • Tracking profile changes
  • Administrative miscellany

A lot of things happen during an analysis. Your code is examined for duplications, complexity, and a host of other things. Most important (to this chapter, anyway), it’s measured against a set of rules: a rule profile. Out of the box, you get at least one rule profile for each language SonarQube can analyze. Those default rule sets make great starting points; but as you’ve probably realized by now, they’re not perfect for every situation. In fact, almost every coder has a bone to pick with at least ...

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