A SonarQube Static Analysis of the Spectral Workbench


A SonarQube Static Analysis of the Spectral Workbench


Ifeanyi Rowland Onyenweaku1*, Michael Scott Brown2, Michael Pelosi3, M. H. Shahine1

1Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States.
2University of Maryland Global Campus, Adelphi, Maryland, United States.
3Texas A&M Texarkana, Texarkana, Texas, United States.


The Spectral Workbench is an open-source, community driven software suite to obtain and disseminate spectral data. It consists of a client application that collects spectral readings and a server application that is an online database of spectral data. It is difficult to detect software defects in the Spectral Workbench application. A static analysis tool, SonarQube, was selected to find these defects. Numerous defects were detected and documented. SonarQube will increase the reliability of the Spectral Workbench, which provides numerous benefits including increased confidence in its data and effectiveness which will drive additional number of users for spectral repository data collection.


Keywords: SonarQube; Static analysis; Defects; Security; Spectral Workbench

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Ifeanyi Rowland Onyenweaku, Michael Scott Brown, Michael Pelosi, M. H. Shahine. A SonarQube Static Analysis of the Spectral Workbench. International Journal of Natural Science and Reviews, 2021; 6:16. DOI: 10.28933/ijnsr-2020-12-0605


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