Checkstyle Plugin

Plugin Information

Plugin ID checkstyle
Latest Release 3.35-h-1
Latest Release Date Mar 15, 2013
Sources Github
Support Eclipse Hudson Forum
Issue Tracking Eclipse Bugzilla

This plugin generates the trend report for Checkstyle, an open source static code analysis program. 

Quick Overview

Installation Requirements
This plug-in requires the utility plug-in "analysis-core" (called "Static Analysis Utilities" in the update manager). Please ensure that the latest version of this plug-in is also installed.

Description


 
This plug-in is supported by the Static Analysis Collector plug-in that collects different analysis results and shows the results in aggregated trend graphs. Additionally, health reporting and build stability is also based on the aggregated results.

The Checkstyle plug-in scans for checkstyle-result.xml files in the build workspace and reports the number of warnings found. This plug-in is part of the suite of static code analysis plug-ins that are documented on a separate WIKI page.

The following features are provided by this plug-in:

  • Configuration of the files to scan after a build.
  • Build summary showing the new and fixed warnings of a build
  • Several trend reports showing the number of warnings per build
  • Overview of the found warnings per module, package, category, or type
    • Parsing of Maven pom.xml or Ant build.xml configuration files to obtain the module or project name
    • Parsing of Java files to obtain the package or name space name
  • Detail reports of the found warnings optionally filtered by severity (or new and fixed)
    • Short messages is read from the report file
    • Detailed description is read from the Checkstyle library
  • Colored HTML display of the corresponding source file and warning lines:
    • Direct link to the warning line
    • Highlighting of single lines as well as line ranges
    • Highlighting of multiple line ranges per warning (different color for primary range)
    • Tool tip describing the warning message
  • Failure threshold to mark a build as unstable
  • Configurable project health support
  • Remote API to export the build quality and found warnings
  • Works with the freestyle and native m2 build option of Hudson (activated on goal checkstyle:checkstyle or site)
  • Localization available for: DE, JA (Please help to localize checkstyle for your locale!)

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