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I am starting with Java now.. Could you point me some simple tool that can check
Friday, March 21, 2003 (00:00:00)
Posted by jalex
Question: I am starting with Java now..
Could you point me some simple tool that can check for:
-unused methods, class usage, check my style...
Answer: Checkstyle - development tool to
help programmers write Java code that adheres to a coding standard. It automates
the process of checking Java code to spare humans of this boring (but important)
task. This makes it ideal for projects that want to enforce a coding standard.
The things that Checkstyle can check for are:
Unused or duplicate import statements.
Javadoc comments are defined for class, interface, variable
and method declarations. Note: This can be made to check
only public and protected declarations.
Javadoc tags for a method match the actual code.
Detect instantiations of classes that should not be instantiated
Content of try, catch and finally blocks.
Enforce line wrapping on operators.
Presence of to-do comments.
And much more....
IntelliJ IDEA is a full-featured Java IDE with a high level of usability and
outstanding advanced code editing and refactoring support.
Its unique and best-of-breed features make it indispensable for both client and
server-side application development.
Check it out yourself by looking through the features, downloading and trying
this really smart and intelligent Java IDE.
You can take evolutional copy here (fully functional):