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Today we are excited to announce the latest project to join the JS Foundation is sonar, a linting tool for the web. The concept for sonar was originally created by the Microsoft Edge team. As they started working on the project, it quickly became apparent that a tool meant to serve the entire web should be built in an openly governed and neutral home, which is why they have come to the JS Foundation.

sonar is built on top of some of the popular tools you may already be using like ESLint for code linting, aXe for accessibility testing and a number of others. By leveraging existing tools and communities, sonar hopes to bring more awareness to the use of those projects and further promote the collaborative environment they are building around sonar itself.

Again, we are extremely excited to kick off this new project at the JS Foundation, and hope you will get involved and help improve the web! For more information about sonar and to keep up with the latest developments within the project, check out the sonar website, their GitHub repo and follow them on Twitter at @narwhalnellie. Welcome sonar and our newest friend, Nellie the Narwhal!

About the JS Foundation
Developers rely on a growing portfolio of open source technologies to create, test and deploy critical applications. By creating a center of gravity for the open source JavaScript ecosystem, the JS Foundation’s mission is to drive broad adoption and ongoing development of key JavaScript solutions and related technologies. The JS Foundation will also work to facilitate collaboration within the JavaScript development community to ensure those projects maintain the quality and diverse contribution bases that provide for long-term sustainability.

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Kris Borchers

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