The Sonar plugins forge is up and running !

Amongst Sonar built-in strengths, we mentioned extensibility several times without giving many details. Time has come to discuss it further as anyone can now easily contribute to the Sonar plugins ecosystem.
We do know extensibility of a tool is a key aspect to get it widely adopted. That is why we built Sonar around a very light core that consists mainly in an extension mechanism. Everything else in Sonar is a plugin. However, having such a mechanism in place is only one step amongst four to reach extensibility and leverage this capability :

  • An easy to use API
  • A forge
  • An active community
  • A “Getting started” documentation with examples

We believe that we have today a sufficient base on all four points.

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