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Mastering Unit Testing Using Mockito and JUnit

By : Sujoy Acharya
Book Image

Mastering Unit Testing Using Mockito and JUnit

By: Sujoy Acharya

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Mastering Unit Testing Using Mockito and JUnit
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Working with the Checkstyle plugin

This section covers the Checkstyle static analysis tool and how to configure Eclipse with Checkstyle. Checkstyle verifies the following rules:

  • Missing Javadoc comments

  • The use of magic numbers

  • Naming conventions of variables and methods

  • Method's argument length and line lengths

  • The use of imports

  • The spaces between some characters

  • The good practices of class construction

  • Duplicated code

The Checkstyle plugin can be downloaded from, or you can install it through Eclipse Marketplace. Just search for Checkstyle.

Perform the following steps to configure the Checkstyle Eclipse plugin:

  1. Click on the Install New Software menu; Eclipse will open a new wizard.

  2. Click on the Add button and a new Add Repository pop up will appear.

  3. Click on the Archive... button and browse to the downloaded ZIP file's location.

  4. Select defaults, finish installation, and restart Eclipse.

The following screenshot shows the Checkstyle components to be installed...