Qodana 2023.1 Help

Qodana for JVM

official project

Java, Kotlin, Groovy

Qodana for JVM is based on IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate. It brings all the smarts from IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate, which help you:

  • detect anomalous code and probable bugs

  • eliminate dead code

  • highlight spelling problems

  • improve overall code structure

  • introduce coding best practices

  • Upload inspection results to Qodana Cloud

Qodana for JVM provides inspections for Java, Kotlin, and Groovy.

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Analyze a project locally

To be able to run the analysis, make sure the project can be successfully built and run in the desired environment, that is, a JRE is properly configured, project dependencies are installed, build scripts or startup tasks are executed, and so on.

Qodana provides two options for local analysis of your code. Qodana CLI is the easiest option to start. Alternatively, you can use the Docker command from the Docker image tab.

Assuming that you have already installed Qodana CLI on your machine, you can run this command in the project root directory:

qodana scan -l jetbrains/qodana-jvm:2023.1-eap --show-report

To start, pull the image from Docker Hub (only necessary to get the latest version):

docker pull jetbrains/qodana-jvm:2023.1-eap

Start local analysis with source-directory pointing to the root of your project:

docker run --rm -it \ -v <source-directory>/:/data/project/ \ -p 8080:8080 jetbrains/qodana-jvm:2023.1-eap --show-report

Open http://localhost:8080 in your browser to examine inspection results. Here, you can also reconfigure the analysis, see the User interface overview section for details. When done, you can stop the web server by pressing Ctrl-C in the console.

Next steps

Last modified: 02 June 2023