Checkstyle plugin for Eclipse

Perform style, metrics and consistency checks on your Java code, reported as problem markers and quickfixes.

Download Checkstyle plugin for Eclipse for EasyEclipse 1.2.2:

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The Checkstyle plugin integrates the well-known source code analyzer Checkstyle in Eclipse. Checkstyle verifies that the Java code adheres to a set of coding standards. The full Checkstyle distribution is included with the Checkstyle plugin. In addition to using the Eclipse Checkstyle plugin you can also use Checkstyle from the command line or as part of an Ant build. Style problems appear in the Eclipse Problems View, and as source code annotations similar to compiler errors or warnings.

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Installing this plugin

This plugin is not shipped in any distribution. You must manually install it on an EasyEclipse distribution.

The dependent plugin Eclipse Java Development Tools must be present in the EasyEclipse distribution you use, or must be installed separately.

Getting started

Help is available for this plugin, in the Help > Help Contents menu in EasyEclipse.

Enough documentation is included to start. Check especially the Checkstyle Plug-in > Getting Started > Setting up a project and and Checkstyle Plug-in > Getting Started > Creating a checkstyle configuration sections.

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Changes in EasyEclipse 1.2.2:

Changes in EasyEclipse 1.2.1: Changes in EasyEclipse 1.2.0: Changes in EasyEclipse 1.0.1: Changes in EasyEclipse 1.0.0:

Credits and License

Credits: David Schneider , Lars Kodderitzsch, Fabrice Bellingard

Copyright (C) 2002-2005 David Schneider, Lars Kodderitzsch.

This plugin is licensed under the GNU Lesser General Public License 2.1 license.



Comment by Pavel
2007-02-05 01:19:10

The install-file you provide makes it impossible to install such plugins in extra install-locations that don’t have the eclipse.exe file (see eclipse->help->software updates->manage configuration) if one would want to try these one by one.

Comment by Sunny B
2011-12-13 12:36:06

Hi there,
Does anyone know how do I upgrade checkstyle version if I have easy eclipse plugin installed ?

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