Qodana for Python
Qodana for Python is based on PyCharm Professional and provides static analysis for Python projects.
Qodana for Python provides inspections for the following technologies.
JSON and JSON5
Databases and ORM
Frameworks and libraries
Google App Engine
The Qodana for Python linter provides the following Qodana features:
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Analyze a project locally
Install project dependencies
For a basic Python project that has no external dependencies, no preliminary steps are required.
In case the project has external
pip dependencies, you can set them up using the
bootstrap field in the
For example, if your project dependencies are specified by the
requirements.txt file in your project root, add the following line to
The command will be automatically executed before the analysis.
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 tab.
Assuming that you have already installed Qodana CLI on your machine, you can run this command in the project root directory:
QODANA_TOKEN variable refers to the project token.
To start, pull the image from Docker Hub (only necessary to get the latest version):
Start local analysis with
source-directory pointing to the root of your project and
QODANA_TOKEN referring to the project token:
http://localhost:8080 in your browser to examine inspection results. Here, you can also reconfigure the analysis, see the Inspection report section for details. When done, you can stop the web server by pressing Ctrl-C in the console.