The Best Visual Basic .NET Static Analysis Tools (Linters/Formatters)
We rank 16 Visual Basic .NET linters, code analyzers, formatters, and more. Find and compare tools like Mega-Linter, Coverity, ReSharper, and more. Please rate and review tools that you've used. This helps others find the best tools for their projects.
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Mega-Linter can handle any type of project thanks to its 70+ embedded Linters, its advanced reporting, runnable on any CI system or locally, with assisted installation and configuration, able to apply formatting and fixes
Commercial Static Code Analysis which doesn't require pre-compilation.
Commercial Static Code Analysis which generates exploits to verify vulnerabilities.
A commercial static analysis platform that supports the scanning of C/C++, C#, VB.NET, VB6, ABAP/BSP, ActionScript, Apex, ASP.NET, Classic ASP, VB Script, Cobol, ColdFusion, HTML, Java, JS, JSP, MXML/Flex, Objective-C, PHP, PL/SQL, T-SQL, Python (2.6, 2.7), Ruby (1.9.3), Swift, Scala, VB, and XML.
Commercial Static Code Analysis system doesn't require building the source code or pre-compilation.
SonarLint for Visual Studio
SonarLint is an extension for Visual Studio 2015 and 2017 that provides on-the-fly feedback to developers on new bugs and quality issues injected into .NET code.
Security Code Scan
Security code analyzer for C# and VB.NET. Detects various security vulnerability patterns: SQLi, XSS, CSRF, XXE, Open Redirect, etc. Integrates into Visual Studio 2015 and newer. Detects various security vulnerability patterns: SQLi, XSS, CSRF, XXE, Open Redirect, etc.
Sigrid helps you to improve your software by measuring your system's code quality, and then compares the results against a benchmark of thousands of industry systems to give you concrete advice on areas where you can improve.
CodeIt.Right™ provides a fast, automated way to ensure that your source code adheres to (your) predefined design and style guidelines as well as best coding practices.
HCL AppScan Source
Commercial Static Code Analysis.
The free Visual Studio 2015 extension for C# and VB.NET refactorings, including code best practice analyzers.
Roslyn Security Guard
Project that focuses on the identification of potential vulnerabilities such as SQL injection, cross-site scripting (XSS), CSRF, cryptography weaknesses, hardcoded passwords and many more.
Static Reviewer executes code checks according to the most relevant Secure Coding Standards, OWASP, CWE, CVE, CVSS, MISRA, CERT, for 40+ programming languages, using 1000+ built-in validation rules for Security, Deadcode & Best Practices Available a module for Software Composition Analysis (SCA) to find vulnerabilities in open source and third party libraries.
Code visualization tool that provides code analysis, standards testing, metrics, graphing, dependency analysis and more for Ada, VHDL, and others.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What are Visual Basic .NET tools?
Visual Basic .NET (VB.NET) is a multi-paradigm, object-oriented programming language, implemented on the .NET Framework. VB.NET was developed by Microsoft to combine the power of .NET Framework with the productivity of Visual Basic. It is syntactically similar to Visual Basic but has more structured programming features, such as procedures, classes, and modules. VB.NET is a component-based programming language that is designed to provide a simple programming environment for developers. It is a general-purpose, object-oriented programming language that can be used to create Windows and Web applications.
What are the best Visual Basic .NET static analysis tools and linters?
The most popular Visual Basic .NET tools ranked by user votes are: Mega-Linter, Coverity, ReSharper, Checkmarx CxSAST, Application Inspector.
Which Visual Basic .NET services are free for open source projects?
Commercial services with a free plan for open source include Mega-Linter, SonarLint for Visual Studio, Security Code Scan, Refactoring Essentials, Roslyn Security Guard.