Release 9.0.1

03.10.2021

Bug fixes:

  • Fix up messages - mojibake, lone apostrophes and accidental apostrophes substitutes. Author: Victor Williams Stafusa da Silva #10828

Notes:

  • Add example of AST for TokenTypes.AT. Author: vinayak-gaikwad #9396
  • Add links to projects with additional checkstyle checks to site. Author: Andrei Paikin #10057
  • JavadocMetadataScrapperTest and InlineConfigParser fixes. Author: rnveach #10827
  • XmlMetaReader fails if package given to it has no expected resource files listed. Author: rnveach #10773
  • Expand XPath IT Regression Testing. Author: Joshua Kuan, kthirano #6207
  • Javadoc everything. Author: pbludov #10818
  • The build shoul fail on Javadoc linter warnings. Author: pbludov #10815
  • minor: fix drone build by excluding archives from line length check. Author: Roman Ivanov #10800
  • provide javadocs for Support clases in tests. Author: Devansu-Yadav #6336
  • doc: splits up the release notes more and moves off older items. Author: rnveach
  • config: bump spotbugs to new version. Author: pbludov #10781
  • Travis Build Failures. Author: rnveach #10778
  • Use cache for maven dependencies to speed up drone io builds. Author: Vadym #10065
  • JavadocMetadataScraper doesn't identify "CheckstyleTestMakeupCheck" name correctly. Author: Vyom-Yadav #10756
  • Update Doc of CommentIndentation. Author: Abhinav #9935
  • survived line in pitest.sh pitest-java-ast-visitor. Author: Nick Mancuso #10755
  • Migrate to Inline Config Parser for filters. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10737

Release 9.0

31.08.2021

Breaking backward compatibility:

  • Add COMPILATION_UNIT token in Ast Tree, remove EOF token. Author: Nick Mancuso #3095
  • Upgrade Java Grammar from ANTLR2 to ANTLR4. Author: Nick Mancuso #10272

Bug fixes:

  • Checkstyle fails with unusual annotations. Author: Nick Mancuso #8652
  • annotation array initialization indentation issue. Author: Abhishek-kumar09 #10020
  • Checkstyle fails on nested type parameters. Author: Nick Mancuso #8945

Notes:

  • Refactor Inline Parsing and add support for inputs with multiple modules. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10745
  • Add ability to suppress forbidden API by annotation. Author: Roman Ivanov #10751
  • Migrate to Inline Config Parser for tests using MemberNameCheck. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10736
  • Inlined config for Filters Inputs. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10653
  • Migrate to new verify method for inlined configs . Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10390
  • Add support for file path in Inline Config Parser. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10725
  • Migrate to Inline Config Parser in Regexp Check Tests. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10720
  • Migrate to Inline Config Parser in Whitespace Check Tests. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10689
  • Migrate to Inline Config Parser in Miscellaneous Check Tests. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10693
  • Migrate to Inline Config Parser in Javadoc Check Tests. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10692
  • Migrate to Inline Config Parser in Coding Check Tests. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10548
  • Unit tests that involve `StackOverflow` should use limited stack size. Author: Nick Mancuso #10605
  • Migrate to Inline Config Parser in Sizes Check Tests. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10676
  • Github actions for pitest does not safe artifacts in master builds for all executions. Author: AkMo3 #10684
  • Migrate to Inline Config Parser in Naming Check Tests. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10688
  • Migrate to Inline Config Parser in Imports Check Tests. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10671
  • Migrate to Inline Config Parser in Modifier Check Tests. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10675
  • Migrate to Inline Config Parser in Block Check Tests. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10659
  • Migrate to Inline Config Parser in Metric Check Tests. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10672
  • Migrate to Inline Config Parser in Design Check Tests. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10667
  • Add support for multiple violations on adjacent lines in Input Parser. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10665
  • Permanent suppression section at checkstyle_input_suppressions.xml. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10652
  • Migrate to Inline Config Parser in Annotation Check Tests. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10649
  • Add support for messages in inlined config. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10545
  • doc: update jooq link. Author: Nick Mancuso
  • How to define null in inlined config. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10527
  • doc: fix writingchecks.xml docs. Author: Nick Mancuso
  • Add support for multiple violations on same line in Input Parser. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10190
  • Some Inputs can not have comment on line with violation. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10378
  • Enforce line limit 100 on all Input files.. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10624
  • support non-ASCII characters in identifiers. Author: Nick Mancuso #8050
  • Checkstyle freezes on deeply nested lambdas. Author: Nick Mancuso #8291
  • Checkstyle fails to parse local enum and interface declarations. Author: Nick Mancuso #10464
  • Checkstyle fails to parse local record with `final` modifier. Author: Nick Mancuso #10516
  • Checkstyle fails to parse single comma in annotation array initialization. Author: Nick Mancuso #10515
  • Checkstyle fails to parse qualified constructor parameter. Author: Nick Mancuso #10424
  • Consider moving pitest from CircleCI to another CI. Author: AkMo3 #10188
  • doc: fix broken scm manager install link. Author: Nick Mancuso
  • Migrate to Inline Config Parser in Tests. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10548

Release 8.45.1

08.08.2021

Bug fixes:

  • MissingJavadocMethod misses inner classes of interfaces. Author: pbludov #9876
  • Indentation: Java14 switch expressions[JEP-361] fails indentation checks when lineWrappingIndentation property of Indentation module is a non-default value. Author: Vadym #8929

Notes:

  • Migrate to Inline Config Parser in Tests. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10548
  • Refactor input files in check tests. 39 Check tests were updated. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10080
  • upgrade appveyor to 3.8.1 maven and use option to now show download process. Author: AkMo3 #10513
  • JavadocTagContinuationIndentation does not check text inside HTML elements. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #9315
  • Run regression testing in CI over openjdk16. Author: Nick Mancuso #10431
  • Violate original verify method and suppress errors. Author: Roman Ivanov #10391
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LCURLY. Author: Hreshi #9460
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.COMMENT_CONTENT. Author: vinayak-gaikwad #9411
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_CASE. Author: vinayak-gaikwad #9466
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_YIELD. Author: Shubhojeet Banerjee #9507

Release 8.45

31.07.2021

Breaking backward compatibility:

  • Incorrect catch parameter line/ column number reported. Author: Nick Mancuso #10134
  • Inconsistent `TYPE_ARGUMENT` AST. Author: Nick Mancuso #10121

New:

  • new Check: NoWhitespaceBeforeCaseDefaultColon. Author: Akash Mondal #8186

Bug fixes:

  • MatchXpath: should support comments. Author: AkMo3 #10107
  • Javadoc parser/grammar doesn't report the correct lines in Javadoc AST. Author: Nick Mancuso #10208
  • Violations from TrailingComment should possible to suppress by xpath by content of comment. Author: AkMo3 #9009
  • ArrayTypeStyle false positives in nested generics. Author: Nick Mancuso #10215

Notes:

  • Refactor input files in check tests. 102 Check tests were updated. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10080
  • Add Configuration.getPropertyNames and Configuration.getProperty and deprecate getAttributeNames getAttribute methods. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10164
  • create example of AST for TokenTypes.COLON. Author: vinayak-gaikwad #9409
  • Loggers should use class for printing to output that does only localization. Author: AkMo3 #9794
  • Resolve Pitest Issues - AbstractJavadocCheck. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10126
  • doc: add example to ImportOrder about other groups. Author: Ritik2604 #5982
  • Google test uses check input for OneStatementPerLineTest. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10277
  • Add support for violation message. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10079
  • move all "No Error" execution from wercker.yml to travis.yml. Author: Nick Mancuso #10178
  • Parse and extract violations. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10078

Release 8.44

27.06.2021

Breaking backward compatibility:

  • Java Grammar: improper method def line and column position for methods with ARRAY_DECLARATOR. Author: Nick Mancuso #3145

Bug fixes:

  • AvoidEscapedUnicodeCharacters should support trailing '\' escape symbol. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #9143
  • Extract parameter type from nested array declarator brackets. Author: Nick Mancuso #10100
  • AtclauseOrder: Falsely ignores method with annotation. Author: Vyom-Yadav #9941
  • False Positive Comments Indentaion method end, multiline comments. Author: Soumyadeep Ganguly #9105

Notes:

  • Infra: migrate to Truth in tests. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #9142
  • Update inputs for AnnotationLocationCheckTest. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10174
  • Update inputs for ArrayTypeStyleCheckTest. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10175
  • Parse and extract check properties from input file. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10141
  • Update inputs for NeedBracesCheckTest. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10160
  • Support line wrap for config values in input files. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10163
  • Update inputs for AvoidNestedBlocksCheckTest. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10155
  • Update inputs for ParameterNameCheckTest . Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10145
  • Update inputs for MissingJavadocMethodCheckTest. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10147
  • Update inputs for IllegalImportCheckTest. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10148
  • Semaphore: Invalid or corrupt jarfile .m2/repository/R-4.17-202009021800/ecj-4.17.jar. Author: Roman Ivanov #10138
  • Cover it folder by import control. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10074
  • spelling: fix mistype in wercker.sh. Author: pbludov
  • Parse and extract check name and check properties from input file. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10077
  • Update inputs for AnnotationUseStyleCheckTest. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10112
  • Update inputs for PackageAnnotationCheckTest. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10114
  • Update inputs for MissingDeprecatedCheckTest. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10113
  • update ArrayTypeStyleCheckTest to use unique Input file in each test method. Author: haanhvu #9880
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.TEXT_BLOCK_LITERAL_BEGIN. Author: rahulkhinchirk7@gmail.com #9582
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.CASE_GROUP. Author: rahulkhinchirk7@gmail.com #9406
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_BYTE. Author: hreshi #9465
  • Update inputs for AnnotationOnSameLineCheckTest. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10083
  • Resolve Pitest Issues - pitest-imports (1). Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10072
  • Update inputs for MissingOverrideCheckTest. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10082
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.ANNOTATION_FIELD_DEF. Author: rahulkhinchirk7@gmail.com #9392
  • Refactor check for config comment in inputs. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10094
  • update IllegalTypeCheckTest to use unique input file for each test method. Author: Devansu-Yadav #9921
  • Restrict usage of org.junit.jupiter.api.Assertions package in tests. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #10051
  • Replace ANTLR2 dependencies in unit test inputs. Author: Nick Mancuso #10059

Release 8.43

30.05.2021

New:

  • Add support summary Javadoc tag in SummaryJavadoc. Author: AkMo3 #7202
  • Add SARIF as a supported output format. Author: Chao Zhang #8905

Bug fixes:

  • UnnecessaryParentheses false positives in 8.42. Author: Vyom-Yadav #9957
  • Unresolvable indentation violation for method definition parenthesis. Author: Soumyadeep Ganguly #9269
  • JDK16: final after instanceof. Author: Nick Mancuso #9897

Notes:

  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.INC. Author: Aastha Chauhan #9453
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.ANNOTATION_DEF. Author: rahulkhinchirk7@gmail.com #9391
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_NEW. Author: Rahulkhinchi03 #9486
  • Validate sure that all Regexp modules has id property. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #8886
  • update AbstractJavadocCheckTest to use unique Input file in each test method. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #9534
  • Infra: migrate to Truth in tests. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #9142
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LAND. Author: angeljiang0927@gmail.com #9459
  • doc: fix typo in writingchecks.xml. Author: Joshua Kuan
  • Expand XPath IT Regression Testing. Author: haanhvu #6207
  • ExecutableStatementCount should allow LAMBDA token. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #8971
  • Linkcheck plugin detected several problems with links. Author: Devansu-Yadav #9930
  • update NoWhitespaceAfterCheckTest to use unique input file for each test method. Author: Devansu-Yadav #9888
  • Travis is failing on xwiki-platform validation. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal, Roman Ivanov #9967
  • Migrate shippable CI jobs to other place(s). Author: Roman Ivanov #9266
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_CATCH. Author: Saransh Kumar #9467
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_CHAR. Author: Saransh Kumar #9468
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_DO. Author: Saransh Kumar #9472
  • Set up JDK 16 build in CI. Author: pbludov #9907
  • update IllegalThrowsCheckTest to use unique input file for each test method. Author: Devansu-Yadav #9920
  • Replace branch name with commit sha in site generation action. Author: AkMo3 #9954
  • Deprecate DetailAST.branchContains method. Author: Nick Mancuso #9936
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_ELSE. Author: Saransh Kumar #9474
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_FALSE. Author: Saransh Kumar #9475

Release 8.42

25.04.2021

Breaking backward compatibility:

  • Rename LocalizedMessage to Violation. Author: AkMo3 #4465
  • JavadocMethodCheck: swap scope to access modifiers. Author: Nick Mancuso #7417

New:

  • Checkstyle 8.37 parser crashes processing sealed classes or interfaces. Author: Nick Mancuso #8989
  • UnnecessaryParentheses: no violation on parenthesis in if statement between || and &&. Author: VyomYadav #5779

Bug fixes:

  • EmptyLineSeparator: fix message and documentation. Author: Aryaniiit002 #9803
  • ModiferOrderCheck should support 'sealed' and 'non-sealed'. Author: Nick Mancuso #9854
  • WhitespaceAround ignores empty constructor whitespaces. Author: VyomYadav #8237
  • Java: CommentsIndentation false positive for comments in multiline arguments. Author: AkMo3 #8010
  • EmptyLineSeparator skips single line comments under package. Author: AkMo3 #7297
  • IllegalIdentifierName doesn't check single no-parentheses lambda parameter. Author: Nick Mancuso #9756
  • EmptyLineSeparator: Inability to use xpath for violation on empty line. Author: AkMo3 #8179

Notes:

  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_CLASS. Author: Mitrajit Chandra Chandra, Saransh #9469
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_SWITCH. Author: Saransh #9496
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_THIS. Author: Saransh #9498
  • update NeedBracesCheckTest to use unique input file for each test method. Author: Devansu-Yadav #9887
  • update IllegalImportCheckTest to use unique input file for each test method. Author: Saransh #9896
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.RPAREN. Author: Mitrajit Chandra Chandra #9566
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_FINALLY. Author: Devansu-Yadav #9476
  • update MagicNumberCheckTest to use unique Input file in each test method. Author: Soumyadeep Ganguly #9796
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.MOD. Author: Devansu-Yadav #9517
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_THROWS. Author: Saransh #9500
  • update RightCurlyCheckTest to use unique Input file in each test method. Author: Devansu-Yadav #9768
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_RETURN. Author: Devansu-Yadav #9492
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_TRY. Author: Devansu-Yadav #9503
  • update JavadocVariableCheckTest to use unique Input file in each test method. Author: theexplorist #9530
  • update EmptyBlockCheckTest.java to use unique input file in each test method. Author: Ayushman Sachan #9816
  • update coding/VariableDeclarationUsageDistanceCheckTest to use unique input file for each test method. Author: Amr Bumadian #9864
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.INDEX_OP. Author: Saransh #9454
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.UNARY_MINUS. Author: Saransh #9593
  • CI Check links step fails. Author: AkMo3 #9873
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_DOUBLE. Author: Devansu-Yadav #9473
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LABELED_STAT. Author: Saransh #9457
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.EXPR. Author: Saransh #9428
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.RESOURCE_SPECIFICATION. Author: haanhvu #9564
  • update AnnotationUseStyleCheckTest to use unique Input file in each test method. Author: haanhvu #9520
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.CLASS_DEF. Author: Saransh #9408
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.EXTENDS_CLAUSE. Author: Saransh #9429
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_VOLATILE. Author: Amr Bumadian #9505
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_INSTANCEOF. Author: Amr Bumadian #9481
  • update AnnotationLocationCheckTest to use unique Input file in each test method. Author: Soumyadeep Ganguly #9437
  • doc: removes unknown docs folder for sun config. Author: rnveach
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.QUESTION. Author: Ruchi Sahu #9557
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.FOR_ITERATOR. Author: Saransh #9445
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_FOR. Author: Saransh #9479
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.FOR_INIT. Author: Saransh #9444
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_SUPER. Author: Soist #9495
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.FOR_CONDITION. Author: Saransh #9442
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LPAREN. Author: stonefix #9510
  • update ParameterNameCheckTest.java to use unique input file in each test method . Author: Soumyadeep Ganguly #9824
  • update JavadocStyleCheckTest to use unique Input file in each test method. Author: Saransh #9525
  • update JavadocTypeCheckTest to use unique Input file in each test method. Author: Soumyadeep Ganguly #9526
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.TYPE_ARGUMENT. Author: haanhvu #9585
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.MODIFIERS. Author: theanmolsharma #9519
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.IMPLEMENTS_CLAUSE. Author: theanmolsharma #9451
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_NULL. Author: theanmolsharma #9487
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.FINAL. Author: theanmolsharma #9441
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LE. Author: Abhijeet Sinha #9461
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.PARAMETER_DEF. Author: Amr Bumadian #9550
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.WILDCARD_TYPE. Author: Mehmet #9596
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_TRANSIENT. Author: Saransh #9501
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LNOT. Author: Ansuman Behera #9508
  • update LeftCurlyCheckTest to use unique Input file in each test method. Author: Devansu-Yadav #9767
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.RBRACK. Author: Soumyadeep Ganguly #9558
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_DEFAULT. Author: Ritik2604 #9471
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LOR. Author: Ansuman Behera #9509
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LT. Author: Saransh #9511
  • update MethodLengthCheckTest.java to use unique Input file in each test method. Author: MahmoudAbdelazim #9749
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.GT. Author: Ansuman Behera #9449
  • Update documentation for BeforeExecutionExclusionFileFilter. Author: Ritik2604 #8269
  • update DeclarationOrderCheckTest.java to use unique Input file in each test method. Author: MahmoudAbdelazim #9773
  • update TypecastParenPadCheckTest.java to use unique input file in each test method. Author: MahmoudAbdelazim #9814
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.METHOD_REF. Author: Saransh #9514
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.ANNOTATION_ARRAY_INIT. Author: Saransh #9390
  • update AbstractClassNameCheckTest.java to use unique Input file in each test method. Author: Ritik2604 #9746
  • update ImportOrderCheckTest.java to use unique input file in each test method. Author: Saransh #9780
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.RCURLY. Author: Devansu-Yadav #9559
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.RESOURCES. Author: Saransh #9565
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_PRIVATE. Author: theanmolsharma #9488
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_TRUE. Author: MahmoudAbdelazim #9502
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.TYPE_ARGUMENTS. Author: djzenma #9586
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_RECORD. Author: theanmolsharma #9491
  • Prefer Method Reference above lambda expressions. Author: AkMo3 #9784
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_CONTINUE. Author: MahmoudAbdelazim #9470
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_STATIC. Author: Devansu-Yadav #9494
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_FLOAT. Author: theanmolsharma #9477
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_SHORT. Author: theanmolsharma #9493
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.PLUS. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #9553
  • update WriteTagCheckTest to use unique Input file in each test method. Author: AkMo3 #9531
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_PROTECTED. Author: Ritik2604 #9489
  • update MissingJavadocTypeCheckTest to use unique Input file in each test method. Author: Saransh #9527
  • update ExecutableStatementCountCheckTest to use unique Input file in each test method. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #9736
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.SWITCH_RULE. Author: jz20 #9580
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.PATTERN_VARIABLE_DEF. Author: jz20 #9552
  • update AnnotationOnSameLineCheckTest to use unique Input file in each test method. Author: Ayushman Sachan #9522
  • update JavadocPackageCheckTest to use unique Input file in each test method. Author: Ayushman Sachan #9528
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.RESOURCE. Author: MahmoudAbdelazim #9563
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_LONG. Author: theanmolsharma #9484
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.CTOR_DEF. Author: AkMo3 #9413
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_INT. Author: theanmolsharma #9482
  • update AvoidStarImportCheckTest to use unique Input file in each test method. Author: jz20 #9741
  • update MissingJavadocMethodCheckTest to use unique Input file in each test method. Author: Ayushman Sachan #9524
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_VOID. Author: Devansu-Yadav #9504

Release 8.41.1

28.03.2021

Bug fixes:

  • reevaluate tokens in google config for OperatorWrapCheck. Author: Ayushman Sachan #4122
  • FinalClass should exempt private-only constructor classes that also have nested subclasses. Author: VyomYadav #9357
  • Problem to match content of textblock by xpath to suppress violation. Author: AkMo3 #9359
  • Checkstyle 8.41 introduces regression on indentation rules when the line starts with new after try {. Author: Abhishek-kumar09 #9341
  • TrailingComment report violation on comment at the begining of line. Author: AkMo3 #9010
  • False negative with validateThrows in JavadocMethod. Author: wltan #8117
  • Generated xpath suppressions should escape xml symbols. Author: Akash Mondal #6893
  • SingleLineJavadoc update for new requirements what tags are allowed in singleline javadoc. Author: Himanshu Rijal #4052
  • Fix escaped char pattern in AvoidEscapedUnicodeCharactersCheck. Author: Andrei Paikin #9314

Notes:

  • update MissingOverrideCheckTest to use unique Input file in each test method. Author: Ayushman Sachan #9523
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_INTERFACE. Author: theanmolsharma #9483
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.INTERFACE_DEF. Author: theanmolsharma #9456
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.SINGLE_LINE_COMMENT. Author: MahmoudAbdelazim #9568
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.OBJBLOCK. Author: Saransh #9548
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.FOR_EACH_CLAUSE. Author: theanmolsharma #9443
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_PUBLIC. Author: theanmolsharma #9490
  • create example of AST for TokenTypes.COMMA. Author: jz20 #9410
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_WHILE. Author: theanmolsharma #9506
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.STATIC_INIT. Author: Ayushman Sachan #9576
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.VARIABLE_DEF. Author: Ayushman Sachan #9595
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.MINUS. Author: shubham11941140 #9515
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.BLOCK_COMMENT_BEGIN. Author: Devansu-Yadav #9399
  • update SingleLineJavadocCheckTest to use unique Input file in each test method. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #9532
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.SLIST. Author: Soumyadeep Ganguly #9570
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.SEMI. Author: Soumyadeep Ganguly #9567
  • create example of AST for TokenTypes.DOT. Author: theexplorist #9418
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.STATIC_IMPORT. Author: Ayushman Sachan #9575
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.TEXT_BLOCK_CONTENT. Author: VyomYadav #9581
  • Resolve Pitest Issue - AbstractJavadocCheck. Author: AkMo3 #9722
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.RECORD_DEF. Author: theanmolsharma #9562
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_IF. Author: theanmolsharma #9480
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.RECORD_COMPONENT_DEF. Author: theanmolsharma #9560
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.TYPE_PARAMETER. Author: theanmolsharma #9589
  • Update doc for EmptyForIteratorPad. Author: Soumyadeep Ganguly #7618
  • update JavadocMethodCheckTest to use unique Input file in each test method. Author: AkMo3 #9529
  • create example of AST for TokenTypes.DO_WHILE. Author: theexplorist #9417
  • create example of AST for TokenTypes.CHAR_LITERAL. Author: theexplorist #9407
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.TYPE_PARAMETERS. Author: theanmolsharma #9590
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.RECORD_COMPONENTS. Author: theanmolsharma #9561
  • create example of AST for TokenTypes.BSR. Author: theexplorist #9404
  • Create MatchXPath instance to forbid usage of "@Issue" annotation. Author: Ayushman Sachan #9138
  • update doc for MissingDeprecated. Author: Soumyadeep Ganguly #7572
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.TYPE. Author: Soumyadeep Ganguly #9584
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.TYPE_EXTENSION_AND. Author: Saransh #9587
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.IMPORT. Author: theanmolsharma #9452
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.LITERAL_SYNCHRONIZED. Author: theanmolsharma #9497
  • after mport projec to IDEA there is build problem at InputIllegalImportDefault.java. Author: Roman Ivanov #9678
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.NOT_EQUAL. Author: theexplorist #9543
  • create example of AST for TokenTypes.EQUAL. Author: theexplorist #9427
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.TEXT_BLOCK_LITERAL_END. Author: theanmolsharma #9583
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.PACKAGE_DEF. Author: theanmolsharma #9549
  • Update doc for JavadocVariable. Author: Saransh #7602
  • TrailingComment: correction for description in documentation. Author: Roman Ivanov #9643
  • update AtclauseOrderCheckTest to use unique Input file in each test method. Author: Nick Mancuso #9533
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.UNARY_PLUS. Author: hiron1999 #9594
  • update JavadocParagraphCheckTest to use unique Input file in each test method. Author: Aryaniiit002 #9535
  • Add example of AST for TokenTypes.ABSTRACT. Author: 20001LastOrder #9371
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.METHOD_DEF. Author: AkMo3 #9513
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.STAR. Author: edwardlee #9573
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.POST_INC. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #9556
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.METHOD_CALL. Author: Saransh #9512
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.TYPECAST. Author: Nick Mancuso #9592
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.ARRAY_DECLARATOR. Author: vivek286 #9394
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.MOD_ASSIGN. Author: Saransh #9518
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.TYPE_LOWER_BOUNDS. Author: Saransh #9588
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.POST_DEC. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #9554
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.NUM_LONG. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #9547
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.NUM_INT. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #9546
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.NUM_FLOAT. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #9545
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.MINUS_ASSIGN. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #9516
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.STAR_ASSIGN. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #9574
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.SR. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #9571
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.SL. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #9569
  • Add example of AST for TokenTypes.BAND_ASSIGN. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #9398
  • create example of AST for TokenTypes.BSR_ASSIGN. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #9405
  • create example of AST for TokenTypes.DIV_ASSIGN. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #9416
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.PLUS_ASSIGN. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #9555
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.STRING_LITERAL. Author: Saransh #9578
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.NUM_DOUBLE. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #9544
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.SR_ASSIGN. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #9572
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.STRICTFP. Author: Saransh #9577
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.TYPE_UPPER_BOUNDS. Author: Saransh #9591
  • Update doc for ModifiedControlVariable. Author: Soumyadeep Ganguly #7649
  • Add default config and code examples for EmptyCatchBlock. Author: Soumyadeep Ganguly #7581
  • create example of AST for TokenTypes.DEC. Author: theexplorist #9414
  • Add example of AST for TokenTypes.ASSIGN. Author: Anshuman Singh #9373
  • create example of AST for TokenTypes.BOR. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #9402
  • create example of AST for TokenTypes.DIV. Author: theexplorist #9415
  • create example of AST for TokenTypes.BNOT. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #9401
  • create example of AST for TokenTypes.BOR_ASSIGN. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #9403
  • Sonar violation: "Character classes should be preferred over reluctant quantifiers in regular expressions". Author: martin-mfg #8548
  • Add example of AST for TokenTypes.BAND. Author: Anshuman Singh #9397
  • Add new prefix "supplemental:" to commit validation. Author: AkMo3 #8928
  • update example of AST for TokenTypes.ARRAY_INIT. Author: Anshuman Singh #9395
  • Extract common bash CI functions into util.sh. Author: Aryaniiit002 #9348
  • Generated link is incorrect if fork branch name has hash sign. Author: Andrei Paikin #9323
  • Sonar violation: Disable access to external entities in XML parsing.. Author: Andrei Paikin #9342
  • Update doc for SingleLineJavadoc. Author: the-first-avenger #7605
  • Add Method Name to Logger outputs for MethodLengthCheck. Author: Butch Howard #9353
  • Remove DetailAstImpl usages from main code. Author: AkMo3 #9271
  • update CI executions to not fails if testing sources already cloned. Author: rnveach #9268
  • Remove downlaod progress from maven executions. Author: Andrei Paikin #9343

Release 8.41

28.02.2021

New:

  • Checkstyle should support "classpath:" protocol. Author: Nick Mancuso #9170

Bug fixes:

  • ImportOrder and CustomImportOrder report only first "Extra separation" violation, inconsistent order. Author: rnveach #9251
  • Record implementing interfaces, indentation faulty. Author: Nick Mancuso #9152
  • JavadocTagContinuationIndentation: no violation with block tag starting the line. Author: wltan #5711
  • Correct NoEnumTrailingCheck and UnnessaryEnumSemicolonCheck to handle empty enums. Author: Andrei Paikin #9230
  • Regression in IndentationCheck 8.40 regarding the white spaces needed in a second line of a try/resource declaration. Author: Abhishek-kumar09 #9236
  • Checkstyle fails on empty enum with only comma in it. Author: Andrei Paikin #8653
  • SuppressWarningsHolder fails on @SuppressWarnings in annotation array initialization. Author: Andrei Paikin #9260
  • Record definition elements "record component list" and "implements clause" out of order in AST. Author: Nick Mancuso #9221

Notes:

  • Create parser util class that will host util methods for parser that creates AST. Author: Nick Mancuso #9272
  • Update doc for ParameterAssignment. Author: AkMo3 #7655
  • Resolve Pitest Issues - RegexpHeader. Author: Aryaniiit002 #9317
  • Resolve Pitest Issues - HeaderCheck (1). Author: Aryaniiit002 #9304
  • test inputs should be compilable with javac11. Author: pbludov #9310
  • Resolve Pitest Issues - ImportOrderCheck (6). Author: Ayushman Sachan #7877
  • Solve Spotbugs violations reported for Java 11. Author: pbludov #9297
  • doc: fix checkstyle jar version in issue templates. Author: Andrei Paikin
  • Extend closed issues job to check issues in other repos. Author: Andrei Paikin #9298
  • Disable markdownlint rule MD041. Author: pbludov #9292
  • Add one more closed to do issue pattern and fix violations. Author: Andrei Paikin #9276
  • update doc for AvoidEscapedUnicodeCharacters. Author: Vyom-Yadav #9131
  • Update doc for UniqueProperties. Author: Divesh2201 #7595
  • Update doc for NeedBraces. Author: Vyom Yadav #7583
  • update CircleCi to try one more time execution of mvn dependency:go-offline. Author: Roman Ivanov #9115
  • update doc for CustomImportOrder. Author: Soumyadeep Ganguly #7686
  • Update doc for RequireThis. Author: Ayushman Sachan #7656
  • Add job to scan sources for closed issue references. Author: Andrei Paikin #9256
  • update doc for RegexpMultiline. Author: stryder2000 #7695
  • Update doc for HiddenField. Author: Aryaniiit002 #7641
  • IllegalType: update examples to show how to target Check to fields only. Author: Aryaniiit002 #8930
  • Resolve Pitest Issues - ImportOrderCheck (7). Author: Aryaniiit002 #7878
  • Build also xwiki-rendering and xwiki-platform in the no regression travis job. Author: Thomas Mortagne #9242
  • Minimize the stack size used for unit tests. Author: pbludov #9163
  • diff report generation should have default projects file. Author: Andrei Paikin #9255
  • doc: remove outdated limitation from google style doc. Author: Andrei Paikin
  • Improve metadata code and coverage. Author: Andrei Paikin #9231
  • Update doc for DeclarationOrder. Author: Ayushman Sachan #7635
  • documentation of VariableDeclarationUsageDistance has stange note of default distance. Author: Ayushman Sachan #9219
  • Update doc for IllegalInstantiation. Author: Himanshu Rijal #7643
  • Sonar Dashboard link doesn't work in Generated Reports. Author: Akash Mondal #9217
  • Checkstyle should support property expansion within property definitions (property chaining). Author: Nick Mancuso #9173

Release 8.40

31.01.2021

New:

  • Create new check RecordComponentName. Author: Andrei Paikin #8765
  • DesignForExtension: Special comment. Author: Nick Mancuso #4358
  • AvoidEscapedUnicodeCharacters should support '\s' escape symbol. Author: Nick Mancuso #9133

Bug fixes:

  • Metadata generation fails on line wrapped type description. Author: Andrei Paikin #9204
  • Exception message for invalid token is unclear . Author: Andrei Paikin #8932
  • Indentation check gives false positive: 'array initialization rcurly' has incorrect indentation. Author: Abhishek-kumar09 #8979
  • UnusedImports doesn't recognize imports shadowed by inner interfaces. Author: pbludov #4219
  • Unresolvable 'new' Indentation Rule conflict introduced in 8.38. Author: Abhishek-kumar09 #9071
  • ForceStrictCondition should not affect individual array elements.. Author: Abhishek-kumar09 #9086
  • AvoidEscapedUnicodeCharactersCheck: False positive on text blocks with a line separation. Author: Nick Mancuso #9159

Notes:

  • doc: udpate BeforeExecutionExclusionFileFilter to show example of negative lookahead. Author: Roman Ivanov
  • fix TOKEN_TEXT_PATTERN in JavadocMetadataScraper. Author: Roman Ivanov #9140
  • Update doc for VariableDeclarationUsageDistance. Author: Ayushman Sachan #7663
  • update doc for ImportOrder. Author: Aryan Bindal #7687
  • Github action CodeQL should use maven cache. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #9203
  • update ISSUE_TEMPLATE/feature_request.md to make demand to show current beharior by CLI. Author: Abhishek-kumar09 #9114
  • Update doc for FileTabCharacter. Author: Ayushman Sachan #7620
  • Update doc for AvoidNestedBlocks. Author: Ayushman Sachan #7579
  • Add optional label/title to diff report message. Author: Andrei Paikin #9177
  • Github actions should react with thump up (+1) emoj on message if triggered. Author: Akash Mondal #9187
  • minor: fix anchors for generated pages. Author: Andrei Paikin #9185
  • nondex tool found issue in token ordering at Indentation. Author: Nick Mancuso #9003
  • Create MatchXpath instance to forbig usage of 'expected' element in Test annotation of junit. Author: Nick Mancuso #9137
  • Use diff.groovy in openjdk14-with-checks-nonjavadoc-error semaphore job. Author: Nick Mancuso #8960
  • To top button - different behavior and text on different pages. Author: Andrei Paikin #9001
  • no-error-pgjdbc is failing on master build. Author: Abhishek-kumar09 #9176
  • Checkstyle: Javadoc not required on private method. Author: Andrei Paikin #8710

Release 8.39

31.12.2020

New:

  • New module: MatchXpath. Author: Timur Tibeyev #6481

Bug fixes:

  • OperatorWrapCheck no violation if single line comment after operator. Author: pbludov #8018
  • Xpath suppression matching prone to stack overflow. Author: pbludov #5820
  • Checkstyle fails on escape '\s' character. Author: Nick Mancuso #8651
  • Incorrect warning for array initializer indentation inside annotations when using google_checks.xml. Author: Abhishek-kumar09 #5951
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - TrailingComment. Author: Roman Ivanov #7763
  • IndentationCheck throws NPE on switch expresion with `->` on new line. Author: Nick Mancuso #9037

Notes:

  • Lack of space: that@SuppressWarnings. Author: Roman Ivanov #9130
  • Mark sonar violation 'Regular expressions should not overflow the stack' as false positive over AvoidEscapedUnicodeCharactersCheck. Author: Roman Ivanov #9129
  • Github actions should reuse maven cache. Author: Andrei Paikin #9116
  • update trigering of web site generation in github actions by 'website'. Author: Andrei Paikin #9117
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for javadoc profile to 100%. Author: Andrei Paikin #6295
  • Resolve Pitest Issues - ImportOrderCheck (4). Author: Andrei Paikin #7875
  • Do clean in all Travis maven commands. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #8908
  • Update wording of verify-no-exception-configs validation to mention what is expected. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #9066
  • Update doc for NestedIfDepth. Author: Vyom-Yadav #7652
  • Semaphore CI failing on josm project build as local artifact is not found. Author: pbludov #9021
  • Add default config example for ConstantName. Author: Vyom-Yadav #7564
  • Add default config example for MethodName. Author: Roman Ivanov #7567
  • IllegalType: inability to set default value for property memberModifiers. Author: Andrei Paikin #8933

Release 8.38

29.11.2020

New:

  • new check: JavadocMissingLeadingAsteriskCheck. Author: Gaurav Punjabi #6722

Bug fixes:

  • InnerAssignment: false positives on for and do-while loops. Author: Roman Ivanov #6915
  • RequireThis: Incorrectly triggers for record fields in compact constructor. Author: Anh Minh Tran #8873
  • IndentationCheck: problem with content of anonymous class. Author: abhishek-kumar09 #5362
  • EmptyLineSeparator flags commas for multiple single type variables on line. Author: Andrei Paikin #8957
  • FinalLocalVariable throws a NPE on Switch expression in assignment. Author: Anh Minh Tran #8934

Notes:

  • Use azure CI for some validation tasks. Author: Roman Ivanov #7045
  • Travis is failing with error to install mdl package. Author: pbludov #9046
  • Isuse #7045: azure to use matrix. Author: Roman Ivanov
  • Create jdk15 Input files compilation job in Travis. Author: Roman Ivanov #9007
  • Test more project on drone.io. Author: Roman Ivanov #2460
  • Docker limits is reached in wercker . Author: Roman Ivanov #9019
  • Update doc for FinalClass. Author: Ehtesham #7609
  • google_checks.xml: Public class and interface javadoc is not checked. Author: Nick Mancuso #5148
  • Exclude Stream, Optional, and additional collection types from ClassFanOutComplexityCheck. Author: Andrei Paikin, Roman Ivanov #8537
  • Default values in meta files for wrapped list of values are incorrect. Author: Andrei Paikin #8941
  • Update doc for MultipleVariableDeclarations. Author: Akash Mondal #7669
  • doc: Update doc LeftCurly to have more examples. Author: Roman Ivanov
  • doc: add default example for NonEmptyAtclauseDescription. Author: Roman Ivanov
  • Update doc for EmptyBlock. Author: Roman Ivanov #7580
  • doc: Update AtclauseOrderCheck for default config example. Author: Roman Ivanov
  • doc: add example for default config for AnnotationUseStyle. Author: Roman Ivanov
  • Update doc for WriteTag. Author: Roman Ivanov #7606
  • MethodParamPad: add examples. Author: Roman Ivanov #3601
  • Relaxing the stated limitation about UTF-8 in documentation. Author: Olivier Cailloux #8551
  • Nondeterministic order of error messages in Translation check. Author: Rashmi Mudduluru #8963
  • Disable "checkstyle-cli-run-openjdk14" job in travis.sh. Author: Nick Mancuso #8921
  • change all "at-clause" terms to "block tag" from source code and documentation. Author: Roman Ivanov #8552
  • Run regression testing in CI over openjdk14 or newer codebase. Author: Nick Mancuso #8901
  • Remove Buddy CI config . Author: pbludov #8951
  • doc: add security policy page. Author: Roman Ivanov
  • Keep user comment in env variable of git workflow. Author: Roman Ivanov #8938

Release 8.37

31.10.2020

New:

  • New check: LambdaBodyLength . Author: Andrei Paikin #8341

Bug fixes:

  • ClassFanOutComplexity: false positive on var. Author: Andrei Paikin #6346
  • Value 'empty' in metadata files for 'tokens' property cause problems in plugins. Author: Roman Ivanov #8916
  • FinalLocalVariable: NPE in records. Author: Anh Minh Tran #8895
  • Indentation: if with no curlies is not checked. Author: Abhishek-kumar09 #3135
  • LocalFinalVariableName false-positive. Author: Andrei Paikin #8879
  • NonEmptyAtclauseDescription does not work for @return. Author: Andrei Paikin #8889
  • NoWhitespaceBeforeCheck: String index out of range (with Java 15 Text Block) when tabs are used. Author: Nick Mancuso #8849
  • Local records fail to parse when annotated. Author: Nick Mancuso #8856
  • Indentation: google-java-format and Checkstyle disagree about switch block indentation. Author: Abhishek-kumar09 #3899

Notes:

  • doc: Add Mega-Linter to active tools list. Author: Nicolas Vuillamy
  • Anchor links for active and inactive tools on front page are broken. Author: Andrei Paikin #8925
  • update Cirrus CI to not print download progress in logs. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #8918
  • Add default config example for ClassTypeParameterName. Author: AmrDeveloper #7562
  • Create Github action to generate web site . Author: Andrei Paikin #8876
  • Resolve Pitest Issues - RegexpCheck (2). Author: Anh Minh Tran #7983
  • Update doc for EqualsAvoidNull. Author: AmrDeveloper #7637
  • All Regexp Checks that has few instances should have id property. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #8790
  • add spring-cloud-gcp project to CIs no errror regresson testing. Author: Roman Ivanov #6209
  • Add SpongePowered/Configurate Checkstyle run to CI to improve coverage of Java14 syntax. Author: Nick Mancuso #8859
  • update doc for AvoidStaticImport. Author: AmrDeveloper #7685
  • Update doc for EmptyStatement. Author: Anh Minh Tran #7665
  • Update doc for FallThrough. Author: Timur Tibeyev #7640
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-imports profile to 100% . Author: Hem Bhagat #6658
  • Use .ci/validation.cmd in appveyor ci. Author: pbludov #8864
  • Set up Cirrus CI. Author: pbludov #8855
  • Add markdown lint validation for .md files to CI. Author: pbludov #8909

Release 8.36.2

27.09.2020

Bug fixes:

  • Indentation: lambda don't respect lineWrappingIndentation when forceStrictCondition is false. Author: Abhishek-kumar09 #3342
  • Java interface constants treated as non-public by ConstantName check. Author: Andrei Paikin #8569
  • JavadocTypeCheck: false positive with JavaDoc @param tags for Records (Java 14 + Java 15). Author: Nick Mancuso #8808

Notes:

  • Load Semaphore CI with more work. Author: pbludov #8805
  • add spring-cloud-gcp project to CIs no errror regresson testing. Author: Gaurav Punjabi #6209
  • Add a job to automatically rebase PRs. Author: Andrei Paikin #8842
  • Update eclipse compiler to R17. Author: pbludov #8839
  • bump Saxon-HE from 9.9.1-7 to 10.2. Author: Timur Tibeyev #8797
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-imports profile to 100% . Author: hembhagat #6658
  • Diff Report should be generated against main checkstyle's master branch. Author: Abhishek-kumar09 #8827
  • doc: add checkstyle github action to related tools. Author: Abhishek-kumar09
  • Comments in indentation is failing ci/phase-verification/unit-tests. Author: Abhishek-kumar09 #8725
  • All Regexp Checks that has few instances should have id property. Author: Roman Ivanov #8790
  • Sonar issue: A "NullPointerException" could be thrown; "getParent()" can return null.. Author: Roman Ivanov #8823

Release 8.36.1

12.09.2020

Bug fixes:

  • DesignForExtension check crashes CheckStyle if an undocumented non-final method is present in a record (Java 14 + Java 15). Author: Nick Mancuso #8810
  • FinalClass check crashes CheckStyle if there are multiple constructors in a record (Java 14 + Java 15) . Author: Nick Mancuso #8811
  • IndentationCheck: false positive with nested records' methods (Java 14 + Java 15). Author: Nick Mancuso #8806
  • Support for all Token Types as a Property Type for Module Metadata. Author: Gaurab Dasgupta #8801
  • MissingSwitchDefault to exclude Java 14 switch expressions. Author: Nick Mancuso #8779
  • Set tokenTypesSet as validationType for non base token properties. Author: Gaurab Dasgupta #8785
  • Google style has improper enforcement of horizontal whitespace. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #8122

Notes:

  • Update doc for NestedForDepth. Author: Roman Ivanov #7651
  • Improve code coverage for metadata generator classes. Author: Gaurab Dasgupta #8771
  • Update doc for IllegalThrows. Author: zy #7644
  • Update doc for ExplicitInitialization. Author: Demezhan Marikov #7639
  • Resolve Pitest Issues - ImportOrderCheck (1). Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #7872
  • doc: Add stickler-ci to the active tool list. Author: Mark Story

Release 8.36

28.08.2020

New:

  • Create new check IllegalIdentifierName. Author: Nick Mancuso #8764
  • Create New Check RecordComponentNumberCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8748
  • new Check: RequireEmptyLineBeforeBlockTagGroup to complain about missing blank line before at-clauses Author: Joseph Mate #6192
  • New check RecordTypeParameterNameCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8513
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: JavaNCSSCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8505
  • Support for Java 14 switch/yield expression. Author: Nick Mancuso #6615
  • java 13 text blocks syntax is not supported. Author: Nick Mancuso #7103
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: MethodParamPadCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8525
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: AbbreviationAsWordInNameCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8511
  • Implement full records support. Author: Nick Mancuso #8267
  • new Check: PatternVariableName. Author: Nick Mancuso #8407

Bug fixes:

  • Java 14 Text Blocks Checks Support validation: SuppressWarningsHolder. Author: Nick Mancuso #8619
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: OverloadMethodsDeclarationOrderCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8471
  • Java 14 SwitchExpression Check Support validation: Indentation. Author: Nick Mancuso #8691
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: SuppressWarningsCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8456
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: AtclauseOrderCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8490
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: AnnotationLocationCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8454
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: AnnotationOnSameLineCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8455
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: WriteTagCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8499
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: UnnecessarySemicolonAfterTypeMemberDeclarationCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8476
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: UnnecessarySemicolonAfterOuterTypeDeclarationCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8475
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: InnerTypeLastCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8482
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: IllegalTypeCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8468
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: OneTopLevelClassCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8485
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: TypeNameCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8515
  • Compact Constructor AST is missing annotations. Author: Nick Mancuso #8734
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: HiddenFieldCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8466
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: ClassDataAbstractionCouplingCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8502
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: CommentsIndentationCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8489
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: JavadocMethodCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8492
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: JavadocTypeCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8494
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: MissingJavadocMethodCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8497
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: MissingJavadocTypeCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8498
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: JavadocStyleCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8493
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: DeclarationOrderCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8463
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: LeftCurlyCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8457
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: RightCurlyCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8460
  • Java 14 Text Blocks Checks Support validation: MultipleStringLiteralsCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8616
  • LambdaParameterNameCheck throws NPE when parsing switch expressions. Author: Nick Mancuso #8683
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: ClassFanOutComplexityCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8503
  • Java 14 SwitchExpression Check Support validation: FinalLocalVariableCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8668
  • Java 14 SwitchExpression Check Support validation: EmptyBlock. Author: Nick Mancuso #8662
  • VariableDeclarationUsageDistanceCheck throws a NPE on switch expression syntax. Author: Nick Mancuso #8676
  • Java 14 Text Blocks Checks Support validation: UnnecessaryParenthesesCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8618
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: ClassMemberImpliedModifierCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8577
  • Java 14 Text Blocks Checks Support validation: AvoidEscapedUnicodeCharacters. Author: Nick Mancuso #8613
  • Java 14 Text Blocks Checks Support validation: StringLiteralEqualityCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8617
  • Java 14 Text Blocks Support Check validation: IllegalTokenText. Author: Nick Mancuso #8576
  • Java 14 Text Blocks Checks Support validation: EqualsAvoidNullCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8614
  • Java 14 SwitchExpression Check Support validation: MissingSwitchDefaultCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8672
  • Java 14 SwitchExpression Check Support validation: LeftCurlyCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8663
  • NeedBracesCheck throws a NPE when parsing switch expression syntax. Author: Nick Mancuso #8664
  • IndentationCheck throws a NPE on switch expression syntax. Author: Nick Mancuso #8661
  • Java 14 SwitchExpression Check Support validation: DefaultComesLastCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8665
  • Java 14 SwitchExpression Check Support validation: NPathComplexityCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8681
  • HiddenFieldCheck throws a NPE on switch expression syntax. Author: Nick Mancuso #8659
  • UnnecessaryParenthesesCheck throws a NPE on switch expression syntax. Author: Nick Mancuso #8660
  • Change google_checks.xml to disallow abbreviations in identifiers names in accordance with Google Style Guide. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #3812
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: EmptyLineSeparatorCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8523
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: MethodLengthCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8519
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: NoLineWrapCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8526
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: BooleanExpressionComplexityCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8501
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: CyclomaticComplexityCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8504
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: ExecutableStatementCountCheck . Author: Nick Mancuso #8517
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: MethodCountCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8518
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: OuterTypeNumberCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8520
  • OuterTypeFileName throws NPE on record definition in method. Author: Nick Mancuso #8598
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: ParenPadCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8527
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: UncommentedMainCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8522
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: EqualsAvoidNullCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8464
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: OuterTypeFilenameCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8516
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: RequireThisCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8473
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: MagicNumberCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8469
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: UnusedImportsCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8488
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: NPathComplexityCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8506

Notes:

  • spelling: Correct French translations. Author: olivier-maury
  • Move metadata generation code to main from test folder. Author: Gaurab Dasgupta #8761
  • Introduction of modules metadata files generator. Author: Gaurab Dasgupta #8742
  • PMD shows WARN during build . Author: Nick Mancuso #8754
  • Remove BlockCommentPosition test input files from checkstyle_input_suppressions.xml. Author: Nick Mancuso #8738
  • doc: rectify RequireEmptyLineBeforeBlockTagGroupCheck javadoc. Author: Gaurab Dasgupta
  • Removal of examples from property description. Author: Gaurab Dasgupta #8732
  • Mofication of module property default values to reflect actual working data. Author: Gaurab Dasgupta #8726
  • doc: Modify PatternVariableNameCheck and RecordTypeParameterNameCheck to adhere to new template for metadata scraping. Author: Gaurab Dasgupta
  • Extend Checkstyle GUI tool to work with Xpath. Author: hembhagat #4944
  • Modification of javadoc example markers to support metadata generation. Author: Gaurab Dasgupta #8657
  • Proof of Java 14 syntax by new CI build item. Author: Nick Mancuso #8631
  • JavadocMethod: unclear message for incomplete tag. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #2408
  • Extract logic for token type checking to separate method. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #8048
  • LineLengthCheck.fileExtensions default value and similar usages should be changed to empty string. Author: Gaurab Dasgupta #8633
  • Array default value should have no curly braces in Check javadoc documentation. Author: Gaurab Dasgupta #8630
  • master build failure due to leaked pitest coverage. Author: Nick Mancuso #8604
  • xml-maven-plugin validation should not validate '.ci-temp' folder . Author: Roman Ivanov #8606
  • ci: disable spring integration project validation due to build problem. Author: Roman Ivanov
  • Tests fail with German locale on Windows with default encoding. Author: TB #6560
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: CovariantEqualsCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8462
  • Java14 Full Records Support Check Validation: WhitespaceAroundCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8528
  • Format xml sources. Author: pbludov #8544

Release 8.35

26.07.2020

New:

  • Java14 enhanced instanceof check validation: IllegalTypeCheck . Author: Nick Mancuso #8365
  • Java14 enhanced instanceof check validation: HiddenFieldCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8364
  • Java14 enhanced instanceof check validation: EqualsAvoidNullCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8362
  • Java14 enhanced instanceof check validation: AbbreviationAsWordInNameCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #8387
  • Allow unsupported syntax, like record classes. Author: Nick Mancuso #8023
  • Add support for enhanced instanceof. Author: Nick Mancuso #7290

Bug fixes:

  • InnerTypeLast should handle ctors and static init blocks. Author: Andrei Paikin #8394
  • super::clone breaks SuperCloneCheck. Author: Andrei Paikin #8399
  • RedundantModifierCheck throws NullPointerException. Author: Andrei Paikin #8299

Notes:

  • Format xml sources. Author: pbludov #8544
  • Check that all xml sources are well formed. Author: pbludov #8543
  • Change diff report generation pipeline logic to trigger to single comment. Author: Andrei Paikin #8539
  • To Top Button on website. Author: JohannesTeklote #8533
  • Add TokenUtil.isTypeDeclaration method. Author: Nick Mancuso #8345
  • Enhance diff generation pipeline to create report for different configs for branches. Author: kate2513 #8448
  • Add comment to notify user about failure in diff report generation pipeline. Author: kate2513 #8496
  • Enhance diff generation pipeline to create report for new check. Author: OvchinnikovNV #8447
  • Add trigger to diff generation pipeline for comment editing. Author: kate2513 #8495
  • Remove pull request trigger from diff report generation action. Author: kate2513 #8459
  • Change comment action for report generation pipeline. Author: kate2513 #8446
  • Generation and publishing regression diff report base on config in PR description. Author: kate2513 #7498
  • Javadoc Modification for Metadata Generation Support. Author: Gaurab Dasgupta #8306
  • Extend Checkstyle GUI tool to work with Xpath. Author: hembhagat #4944
  • Ability to keep mobile mode when mobie phone is vertical position. Author: Roman Ivanov #8397
  • Change name of checkstyle types to match real java types. Author: Gaurab Dasgupta #8328
  • Revert "doc: add example of how to run GUI from snapshot jar". Author: Roman Ivanov
  • Increase font size for website. Author: JohannesTeklote #8264
  • doc: change "nmancus1" to "Nick Mancuso" in release notes. Author: Nick Mancuso
  • Resolve Sonar violation 'This branch's code block is the same as the block for the branch on line'. Author: Abhishek-kumar09 #8336

Release 8.34

28.06.2020

New:

  • INTERFACE_DEF token support in RightCurlyCheck. Author: Gaurab Dasgupta #7175

Bug fixes:

  • MissingJavadocMethod flagging private methods even target scope is public methods only. Author: Andrei Paikin #8266
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - Indentation. Author: Abhishek-kumar09 #7734
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - JavadocMethod. Author: HuGanghui #7739
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - EmptyLineSeparator. Author: HuGanghui #7730
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - VariableDeclarationUsageDistance. Author: HuGanghui #7766
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - TodoComment. Author: HuGanghui #7762
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - MissingJavadocType. Author: HuGanghui #7747
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - UnnecessaryParentheses. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #7765

Notes:

  • Add input file for Java14 records #8290 Author: Nick Mancuso #8290
  • doc: add example of how to run GUI from snapshot jar. Author: Roman Ivanov
  • Java Grammar: need to introduce "id" rule to solve keyword as identifier problem. Author: Nick Mancuso #8308
  • Extend Checkstyle GUI tool to work with Xpath. Author: hembhagat #4944
  • Use JDK11 for wercker. Author: pbludov #8325
  • Update issue template to new format. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #7834
  • Pitest Issue: Indentation. Author: Abhishek-kumar09 #8270
  • Update java.g to allow new tokens to be added. Author: Nick Mancuso #8274
  • Remove rss and sourceforge banners from website. Author: Roman Ivanov #8286
  • Make test inputs compatible with Java 10+. Author: pbludov #8283
  • Use archunit library to control source code . Author: Gaurab Dasgupta #7469

Release 8.33

31.05.2020

Breaking backward compatibility:

  • Drop CDATA support in javadoc grammar . Author: pbludov #4937

New:

  • new Check: NoCodeInFile. Author: Gaurab Dasgupta #8132
  • Allow to configure if ArrayTrailingComma should ignore single-line arrays. Author: Gaurav Punjabi #3201

Bug fixes:

  • Space betwee type annoation and [] or ... not verifiable for Google Style. Author: HuGanghui #6707
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - CustomImportOrder. Author: hembhagat #7728
  • Java9: try-with-resources should accept fields. Author: Harsh Kukreja #6332
  • JavadocTagContinuationIndentation doesn't report some lines. Author: Gaurav Punjabi #2813
  • Remove from PackageDeclaration validation for empty files. Author: Gaurav Punjabi #8110
  • JavadocMethod: false positive with validateThrows if catched inside the method. Author: wltan #7473
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - CommentsIndentation. Author: Shrey Kumar Singh #7727

Notes:

  • Sonar API Token has no access rights. Author: Roman Ivanov #8279
  • Spotbugs should validate tests. Author: pbludov #8275
  • Suppress Spotbugs violation for internal JaCoCo field. Author: pbludov #8262
  • code cleanup: minimize future xdoc changes . Author: Gaurab Dasgupta #3946
  • Resolve Pitest Issues - ImportOrderCheck (5). Author: yajna pandith #7876
  • Cleanup .ci-temp folder after release notes generation. Author: Nick Mancuso #8268
  • resolve FileTabCharacter violations in test resources. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #8019
  • Add default config example for AbstractClassName. Author: Praveen Kumar #7565
  • update doc for ClassDataAbstractionCoupling. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #7690
  • Improve clean up of .ci-temp directory. Author: Nick Mancuso #7892
  • Sonar violations: Refactor the body of this try/catch to have only one invocation throwing an exception. Author: Roman Ivanov #8249
  • Checkstyle verification in printed as WARNING during build. Author: Roman Ivanov #8256
  • spelling: Fix broken links in sun_checks.xml. Author: tosi29
  • Making regex to validate missed space in comments in non main files. Author: HuGanghui #8169
  • Broken link - AvoidDoubleBraceInitialization. Author: HuGanghui #7889
  • Update CIs to validate empty outpu of 'git status' after execution. Author: Nick Mancuso #8228
  • Resolve Pitest Issues - JavadocMethodCheck (8). Author: Gaurab Dasgupta #7980
  • Use JOSM in our CI. Author: Roman Ivanov #3786
  • Resolve Pitest Issues - UnusedImportsCheck. Author: AmrDeveloper #7921
  • Resolve Pitest Issues - CustomImportOrderCheck (3). Author: kaustubh #7804
  • Resolve Pitest Issues - ImportOrderCheck (2). Author: kaustubh #7873
  • Update doc for NoFinalizer. Author: Omar Shawky #7671
  • update test inputs to avoid long lines that violate 100 limit. Author: Gaurav Punjabi #8036
  • doc: update link to moved javadoc-tool page. Author: pbludov
  • Resolve PMD warning deprecated attribute 'ClassOrInterfaceDeclaration/@Image' . Author: Gaurav Punjabi #8206
  • Jacoco coverage report should have grammar classes. Author: Roman Ivanov #8219
  • Update Xpath unit tests to have at least two test methods. Author: Gaurav Punjabi #8151
  • Page that explains system properties is not accesible from main page. Author: Shrey Kumar Singh #6475
  • Unclear beginning development instructions . Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #8198
  • sync content of cli tool in xdoc and cli tool help output . Author: Gaurab Dasgupta #6216
  • Add default config example for CatchParameterName. Author: kaustubh #7563
  • Update doc for MissingCtor. Author: Gaurav Punjabi #7667
  • Create code of conduct. Author: Akhil singh #7833
  • Update doc for AvoidInlineConditionals. Author: Gaurav Punjabi #7664
  • Resolve Pitest Issues - JavadocMethodCheck (7). Author: Harsh Kukreja #7979
  • doc: repo1.maven.org demands https. Author: Roman Ivanov

Release 8.32

26.04.2020

Breaking backward compatibility:

  • Checker should use UTF-8 encoding by default. Author: Nick Mancuso #6204

New:

  • Update type definitions for OneTopLevelClass. Author: wltan #7957
  • Add LABELED_STAT token support to NoWhitespaceBefore. Author: Wilfried Bounsi #8124
  • Google Style Should Enforce Spaces after Commas. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #5624
  • AbbreviationAsWordInName: static final option. Author: wltan #6582
  • New JavadocMissingWhitespaceAfterAsteriskCheck. Author: 0blivious #7183

Bug fixes:

  • Remove cli options -C and -W. Author: Gaurab Dasgupta #8181
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - AvoidEscapedUnicodeCharacters. Author: Gaurav Punjabi #7724
  • SuppressWarningsHolder should not report violations. Author: AmrDeveloper #7848
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - PackageDeclaration. Author: kaustubh #7758
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - JavadocType. Author: wltan #7741
  • Xpath results are not sorted in document order. Author: Gaurab Dasgupta #6988
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - OverloadMethodsDeclarationOrder. Author: Nick Mancuso #7756
  • CustomImportOrderCheck.customImportOrderRules does not support the default value. Author: wltan #7128
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - InterfaceIsType. Author: HuGanghui #7735
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - MethodCount. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #7743
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - AnnotationUseStyle. Author: Wilfried Bounsi #7722
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - JavadocContentLocation. Author: Harsh Kukreja #7738

Notes:

  • update documentation for windows users. Author: wltan #2622
  • update doc for AnnotationOnSameLine. Author: Shrey Kumar Singh #7570
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - InterfaceMemberImpliedModifier. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #7736
  • Improve clean up of .ci-temp directory. Author: Nick Mancuso #7892
  • Update doc for MissingJavadocMethod. Author: Gaurav Punjabi #7603
  • Add default and missed property config example for AbbreviationAsWordInName. Author: wltan #7566
  • remove from configs hardcode caused by MCHECKSTYLE-332. Author: Gaurav Punjabi #8168
  • Enforce -e for all maven commands. Author: HuGanghui #8118
  • Update doc for ParenPad. Author: Shrey Kumar Singh #7627
  • Update doc for InnerTypeLast. Author: Gaurav Punjabi #7611
  • Update Xpath unit tests to have at least two test methods. Author: Gaurav Punjabi #8151
  • update doc for RegexpOnFilename. Author: hembhagat #7696
  • use RegexpSingleline Check to validate amount of tests in Xpath tests. Author: Malintha1996 #7987
  • Explain reason why Regexp can not be supported by Xpath. Author: kaustubh #7759
  • upadate doc of AvoidDoubleBraceInitialization to make example compilable. Author: wltan #7811
  • spelling: Fix typo in JavadocMethodCheck. Author: wltan
  • doc: add leading asterisks for javadoc. Author: Gaurav Punjabi
  • Update doc for JavadocTagContinuationIndentation. Author: kaustubh #7600
  • Resolve Pitest Issues - JavadocMethodCheck (1). Author: Shrey Kumar Singh #7922
  • Update doc for SeparatorWrap. Author: Shrey Kumar Singh #7628
  • Update documentation of filters to reference targets of suppression. Author: Shrey Kumar Singh #7179
  • update doc for ClassFanOutComplexity. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #7691
  • doc: Updated doc for OverloadMethodsDeclarationOrder. Author: Guneshi Wickramaarachchi
  • Wrong tag usage in NeedBraces Check. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #8011
  • Set up Semaphore CI. Author: Pavel Bludov #8051
  • move WriteTag Check to list of javadoc Check in XpathSuppressionFilter documentation. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #7767
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - MissingJavadocMethod. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #7745
  • ci: fix failure in codeship to recognize multiline commands. Author: Roman Ivanov
  • update doc for CyclomaticComplexity. Author: Shrey Kumar Singh #7692
  • Update doc for IllegalType. Author: kaustubh #7647
  • Set up JDK 14 build in CI. Author: pbludov #7969
  • OverloadMethodsDeclarationOrderCheck: warning message is unclear. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #4921
  • doc: Reduce amount of bold formatting. Author: wltan
  • Improve VisibilityModifier documentation for Rationale . Author: wltan #6745
  • Update doc for TypecastParenPad. Author: Shrey Kumar Singh #7630
  • Update doc for HideUtilityClassConstructor. Author: Shrey Kumar Singh #7610
  • resolve Trailing whitespace violations in test resources. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #8020
  • LineLength is ignored in codeship config. Author: Roman Ivanov #7996
  • Update doc for UpperEll. Author: kaustubh #7596
  • Resolve Pitest Issues - RegexpCheck (1). Author: Gaurav Punjabi #7982
  • Resolve Pitest Issues - JavadocMethodCheck (6). Author: kaustubh #7978
  • Resolve errors reported by Travis Build Config Validation. Author: rnveach #8014
  • Update doc for JavadocStyle. Author: Gaurav Punjabi #7599
  • OneTopLevelClass: Improve data structure efficiency. Author: wltan #7812
  • config_naming has inconsistent tag usage. Author: Shashwat Jaiswal #8005
  • Update doc for WhitespaceAround. Author: Harsh Kukreja #7632
  • Update doc for OperatorWrap. Author: Harsh Kukreja #7626
  • Update doc on description of package annotation. Author: Wilfried Bounsi #7846
  • doc: update IndentationCheck note for SuppressionXpathFilter. Author: Abhishek-kumar09
  • Resolve Pitest Issues - ImportOrderCheck (3). Author: Nick Mancuso #7874
  • Resolve Pitest Issues - DetectorOptions. Author: Wilfried Bounsi #7981
  • Update doc for NewlineAtEndOfFile. Author: Gaurav Punjabi #7589
  • update doc for RegexpSingleline. Author: malintha1996 #7697

Release 8.31

29.03.2020

Breaking backward compatibility:

  • Remove all deprecated setClassLoader methods from Checker and TreeWalker. Author: Nick Mancuso #7190

New:

  • New check: UnnecessarySemicolonAfterOuterTypeDeclaration. Author: Andrei Paikin #7677

Bug fixes:

  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - AnnotationOnSameLine. Author: Wilfried Bounsi #7721
  • Indentation violation for lambda depends on tab symbols in code. Author: liach #5969
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - LambdaParameterName. Author: Abhishek-kumar09 #7742
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - MissingJavadocPackage. Author: Gaurab Dasgupta #7746
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - IllegalCatch. Author: sulkykookie #7732
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - InvalidJavadocPosition. Author: Shrey Kumar Singh #7737
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - NeedBraces. Author: Gaurav Punjabi #7750
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - UncommentedMain. Author: AmrDeveloper #7764
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - ImportOrder. Author: kaustubh #7733
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - JavadocStyle. Author: wltan #7740
  • NPE in MissingDeprecatedCheck. Author: Nick Mancuso #7534
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - AvoidStarImport. Author: Akhil singh #7725
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - FinalClass. Author: HuGanghui #7731
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - MissingSwitchDefault. Author: Abhishek-kumar09 #7749
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - MissingCtor. Author: HuGanghui #7744
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - AvoidStaticImport. Author: Gaurab Dasgupta #7726
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - NoLineWrap. Author: Abhishek-kumar09 #7753
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - PackageAnnotation. Author: Wilfried Bounsi #7757
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - AnnotationLocation. Author: malintha1996 #7768
  • LineLength measures Java characters, not Unicode characters. Author: Nick Mancuso #5089
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - OuterTypeFilename. Author: HuGanghui #7755
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - SuppressWarningsHolder. Author: Wilfried Bounsi #7761
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - MissingOverride. Author: HuGanghui #7748
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - ArrayTrailingComma. Author: Wilfried Bounsi #7723
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - NoFinalizer. Author: Gaurab Dasgupta #7752
  • Exception when using SuppressWarningsHolder with @SuppressWarnings as an annotation property (e.g. in Lombok). Author: AmrDeveloper #7522
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - OneTopLevelClass. Author: wltan #7754
  • JavadocStyleCheck incorrectly allows "style" tag. Author: wltan #7779
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - NoClone. Author: Wilfried Bounsi #7751
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST - EmptyCatchBlock. Author: gaurabdg #7729

Notes:

  • Update doc for NoLineWrap. Author: sulkykookie #7623
  • Resolve Pitest Issues - IllegalImportCheck (2). Author: Harsh Kukreja #7855
  • update doc for AnnotationLocation to have config first and code sample after. Author: Prabod Dunuwila #7569
  • Update doc for ThrowsCount. Author: Harsh Kukreja #7615
  • update doc for NPathComplexity. Author: edwardlee #7694
  • Resolve Pitest Issues - RedundantImportCheck. Author: Gaurav Punjabi #7920
  • Update doc for InterfaceIsType. Author: HuGanghui #7612
  • Update doc for InnerAssignment. Author: Anubhav #7666
  • Update doc for MagicNumber. Author: Parag Pachpute #7648
  • update doc for JavaNCSS. Author: Gaurav Punjabi #7693
  • Resolve Pitest Issues - IllegalImportCheck (1). Author: Akhil singh #7854
  • add spoon project to no-exception testing. Author: Abhishek-kumar09 #7914
  • doc: fix typo in config_whitespace.xml. Author: HuGanghui
  • Resolve Pitest Issues - CustomImportOrderCheck (4). Author: malintha1996 #7805
  • Add pmd to no-error validation build item. Author: Nick Mancuso #7810
  • Update doc for DefaultComesLast. Author: kaustubh #7636
  • Update doc for NoWhitespaceBefore. Author: Abhishek-kumar09 #7625
  • pitest: problem with coverage in SuppressWarningsHolder.java.isSuppressedAfterEventStart Author: AmrDeveloper #7885
  • Update doc for OuterTypeFilename. Author: HuGanghui #7590
  • Resolve Pitest Issues - AvoidStarImportCheck (1). Author: Wilfried Bounsi #7799
  • Update doc for RightCurly. Author: amoooma #7584
  • Resolve Pitest Issues - AvoidStarImportCheck (2). Author: HuGanghui #7800
  • Publish pitest report as artifact at circleci. Author: Gaurab Dasgupta #7832
  • Update doc for SingleSpaceSeparator. Author: Shrey Kumar Singh #7629
  • Update doc for NestedTryDepth. Author: Abhishek-kumar09 #7653
  • Resolve Pitest Issues - CustomImportOrderCheck (1). Author: wltan #7802
  • Update doc for EqualsHashCode. Author: kaustubh #7638
  • Resolve Pitest Issues - AvoidStaticImportCheck. Author: gaurabdg #7801
  • update doc for PackageAnnotation. Author: Prabod Dunuwila #7574
  • Update doc for SuperClone. Author: Wilfried Bounsi #7661
  • update doc for RegexpSinglelineJava. Author: Wilfried Bounsi #7698
  • update doc for MissingOverride. Author: HuGanghui #7573
  • Update doc for SimplifyBooleanExpression. Author: Wilfried Bounsi #7658
  • Update doc for IllegalCatch. Author: gaurabdg #7642
  • update doc for BooleanExpressionComplexity. Author: Akhil singh #7689
  • Update doc for UncommentedMain. Author: AmrDeveloper #7594
  • Update doc for IllegalTokenText. Author: HuGanghui #7646
  • Update doc for OneTopLevelClass. Author: wltan #7614
  • Update doc for SimplifyBooleanReturn. Author: Wilfried Bounsi #7659
  • Update doc for IllegalToken. Author: HuGanghui #7645
  • CI should validate checkstyle violations in satelite projects. Author: rnveach #7705
  • doc: fix out-of-order div and dfn tags. Author: wltan
  • doc: fix inconsistencies between code and docs. Author: wltan
  • JavadocStyleCheck: need to support VAR html tag . Author: wltan #2410
  • Update doc for NoClone. Author: Wilfried Bounsi #7670
  • update doc for AvoidStarImport. Author: AmrDeveloper #7684
  • Update doc for GenericWhitespace. Author: wltan #7621
  • Update doc for TodoComment. Author: AmrDeveloper #7591

Release 8.30

29.02.2020

New:

  • New check: AvoidDoubleBraceInitialization. Author: Andrei Paikin #6480

Bug fixes:

  • False-positive RightCurly in google_checks since 8.20. Author: Roman Ivanov #6807
  • GenericWhitespace complains about normal spacing with generic constructor. Author: Andrei Paikin #6104
  • NewlineAtEndOfFile=lf does not create error when file uses crlf. Author: Andrei Paikin #4074

Notes:

  • Update doc for StringLiteralEquality. Author: gaurabdg #7660
  • Update doc for MissingSwitchDefault. Author: AmrDeveloper #7668
  • Update doc for WhitespaceAfter. Author: Nick Mancuso #7631
  • doc: fix indentation of config example. Author: Andrei Paikin
  • doc: add example of non-instance member for MemberNameCheck. Author: pbludov
  • Code samples for Naming Checks. Author: 0blivious #5832
  • doc: deprecated -> Deprecated. Author: Andrei Paikin
  • Add warning message at style coverage pages that referenced config is not released. Author: Roman Ivanov #7505
  • Change line number comparisons to use common isOnSameLine method. Author: Andrei_Paikin #7518
  • Xpath implementation: relationship between getLocalPart and getStringValue . Author: Timur Tibeyev #7486
  • Put in doc reason why ENUM_CONSTANT_DEF and LAMBDA tokens are not supported in RightCurlyCheck. Author: Roman Ivanov #7174
  • doc: fix typo training -> trailing. Author: Andrei_Paikin
  • Mark DetailAST::getNumberOfChildren as deprecated. Author: pbludov #7512
  • PMD warnings about duplicate rules. Author: Roman Ivanov #7509
  • automation of github actions for release.sh. Author: Roman Ivanov #6186
  • update release.sh with minor improvments. Author: Roman Ivanov #6333

Release 8.29

26.01.2020

New:

  • New Check: AvoidNoArgumentSuperConstructorCall. Author: Andrei Paikin #7363
  • New Check NoEnumTrailingComma. Author: sd1998 #6972
  • ENUM_DEF token support in RightCurlyCheck. Author: sd1998 #7161
  • FallThrough module does not support the spelling "fall-through" by default. Author: guillaume.lambert #7374

Bug fixes:

  • Java 8 Grammar: annotations on varargs parameters. Author: Erik Silkensen #3238
  • Sonar violation: Disable XML external entity (XXE) processing. Author: Roman Ivanov #7468
  • Disable instantiation of modules with private ctor. Author: Roman Ivanov #7472
  • Sonar violation: "ThreadLocal" variables should be cleaned up when no longer used. Author: Roman Ivanov #7458
  • Indentation incorrect level for chained method with bracket on new line. Author: alinkov #6210
  • InvalidJavadocPosition: false positive when comment is between javadoc and package. Author: rnveach #7430

Notes:

  • Add method hasChildren to DetailAST. Author: pbludov #7487
  • doc: extend Indentation Check explanation of line wrap. Author: Roman Ivanov
  • Sonar violation: Cognitive Complexity of methods should not be too high (above 20). Author: Roman Ivanov #7475
  • Enforce jdk8 verification during build. Author: Roman Ivanov #7492
  • Resolve all violations from SonarQube at sonarcloud.io. Author: Roman Ivanov #5604
  • Remove Google plus links from website. Author: Roman Ivanov #7465
  • Checks summary page is not in sync with javadoc summary . Author: pbludov #7446
  • doc: sync summaries of all checks. Author: pbludov
  • Shippable CI is slow. Author: Roman Ivanov #7450
  • Add a test to make sure that all new checks have XpathRegressionTest. Author: pbludov #7405
  • Avoid using Locale.setDefault in tests. Author: pbludov #7436
  • Google maven mirror do not have artifact for long time . Author: Roman Ivanov #7444
  • SonarCloud upcoming change: "sonar.organization" property soon mandatory . Author: Roman Ivanov #7423
  • Fix output of failed build item. Author: Roman Ivanov #7411

Release 8.28

29.12.2019

Breaking backward compatibility:

  • JavadocMethodCheck: remove obsolete import token. Author: rnveach #7413
  • Remove properties related to class loading from JavadocMethod . Author: rnveach #7329

New:

  • New Check NoArrayTrailingComma. Author: sd1998 #6971
  • ANNOTATION_DEF token support in RightCurlyCheck. Author: sd1998 #7041
  • Add suppression filters to google and sun configs. Author: Roman Ivanov #6946
  • CustomImportOrder: introduce a new message for the violation within import group. Author: Zhenlei Huang #7278

Bug fixes:

  • CustomImportOrder: no expected violations for empty line within import group. Author: Zhenlei Huang #7119
  • RightCurlyCheck: False Positive with SAME or ALONE_OR_SINGLELINE. Author: sd1998 #7187
  • CustomImportOrder: should check empty line separator between import statements but not the ones before import statement. Author: Zhenlei Huang #7314
  • EmptyLineSeparator: does not demand empty line if comment is present. Author: Andrei Paikin #4763
  • Generation of xpath suppression file does not close file. Author: pbludov #7382
  • JavadocMethod: missed throws tag for throw in method body. Author: Roman Ivanov #7380
  • CustomImportOrder: unexpected violation for extra empty line between package and import. Author: Zhenlei Huang #6680
  • RequireThis false positive on method reference . Author: Andrei Paikin #7306
  • MissingJavadocPackage - file header interferes with javadoc detection. Author: Andrei Paikin #7117

Notes:

  • After migration to junit5 build output become to have output. Author: pbludov #7391
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST (part3). Author: pbludov #5777
  • Hardcode google tokens in config. Author: Roman Ivanov #6385
  • doc: fix treeWithJavadoc command line option. Author: pbludov
  • doc: add info about -b cli option to documentation. Author: Andrei Paikin
  • Upgrade to junit 5. Author: Andrei Paikin, pbludov #6916
  • Re-enable Tidy plugin. Author: pbludov #7372
  • Fix type of Checker property cacheFile. Author: pbludov #7339
  • doc: change "property" to "type" in property_types.xml. Author: pbludov
  • Fix Issues left from mobile design. Author: Johannes Teklote, Roman Ivanov #7301
  • linkcheck does not see dtd files. Author: pbludov #7340
  • Integrate dependabot service. Author: Roman Ivanov #7224
  • javadoc links to non-public members . Author: pbludov #7341
  • Appveyor is not failing even build is failed . Author: Roman Ivanov #7330
  • Add sprint-integrations to no-error test of werker. Author: Roman Ivanov #7322
  • Fix Teamcity inspections issues. Author: pbludov #7309
  • Revert "config: disable functionality of CI skip, to unblock all CIs". Author: rnveach
  • Remove build for old non-LTS releases . Author: pbludov #7299
  • Set up JDK-13 build and drop jdk-12. Author: pbludov #7281
  • JDK 13 Travis Failure. Author: pbludov #7276
  • Problem to open archive web ages starting from 8.21. Author: Roman Ivanov #7268

Release 8.27

30.11.2019

New:

  • new check: JavadocContentLocationCheck. Author: pbludov #6724

Bug fixes:

  • RequireThisCheck: no violation produced when field is concatenated with String. Author: Andrei Paikin #7066
  • Unused param not reported when missing description. Author: Puzeyev Alexandr #6743

Notes:

  • Checkstyle website does not resize to mobile browser screens.. Author: Roman Ivanov #7083
  • fix website header rendering issue. Author: Johannes Teklote #7270
  • Align XDocs and Javadocs for javadoc package. Author: pbludov #7208
  • Dates of release if not properly rendering in Firefox. Author: Johannes Teklote #7036
  • javadoc build problem on openjdk11. Author: Roman Ivanov #7267
  • Resolve PMD deprecation warnings on InvalidSlf4jMessageFormat. Author: Roman Ivanov #7248
  • Tests fail on OpenJDK 12 due to 'Failed to find the "modifiers" field in method setInternalState.'. Author: Roman Ivanov #7033

Release 8.26

27.10.2019

Breaking backward compatibility:

  • Remove AbstractTypeAwareCheck and combine the missing pieces into JavadocMethod. Author: rnveach #7116
  • remove functionality of Checker.setClassLoader and TreeWalker.setClassLoader. Author: rnveach #3773

Bug fixes:

  • WriteTag: Add localization for javadoc.write.tag message. Author: pbludov #7120

Notes:

  • upgrade to pmd 6.18.0. Author: Roman Ivanov #7225
  • Tests fail on OpenJDK 12 due to 'Failed to find the "modifiers" field in method setInternalState.'. Author: Roman Ivanov #7033
  • Purpose of UnnecessarySemicolonAfterTypeMemberDeclaration is unclear in documentation.. Author: Andrei Paikin #7077
  • doc: fix config sample for SuppressWithNearbyCommentFilter. Author: Roman Ivanov
  • config: fix Travis items to do more jdk11 and jdk12 builds. Author: Roman Ivanov #7192
  • Align XDocs and Javadocs for modifiers package. Author: pbludov #7186
  • Align XDocs and Javadocs for header package. Author: pbludov #7185
  • Align XDocs and Javadocs for regexp package. Author: pbludov #7163
  • Align XDocs and Javadocs for metrics package. Author: pbludov #7145
  • Align XDocs and Javadocs for imports package. Author: pbludov #7144
  • create examples for UnnecessaryParentheses usage . Author: sd1998 #5747
  • Fix JitCI build. Author: pbludov #7170
  • Review disabled validations of eclipse compiler. Author: rnveach, Roman Ivanov #5060
  • config: fix previous commits check to avoid confusion with master and rewrite main ci for easier maintenance. Author: rnveach #7125
  • Use ja-JP for Japanese locale, zh-CN for Chinese locale in travis.sh. Author: pbludov #7129
  • Pitest: add new mutator REMOVE_CONDITIONALS. Author: rnveach #6320
  • Remove usage of DetailAST.branchContains. Author: pbludov #5124
  • Fix pitest coverage for RightCurly. Author: rnveach #6367
  • spotbugs is not executed in build process of openjdk12. Author: Karl-Philipp Richter #7040

Release 8.25

29.09.2019

Breaking backward compatibility:

  • DefaultLogger: remove deprecated constructors. Author: rnveach #7107
  • ConfigurationLoader: remove deprecated constructors. Author: rnveach #7108
  • XMLLogger: remove deprecated constructor. Author: rnveach #7105
  • Remove "update" methods from DetailAST as developers shouldn't be modifying the tree from inside a check. Author: rnveach #6628
  • FileContents: remove deprecated constructor and deprecated methods. Author: rnveach #7100
  • JavadocMethodCheck: remove deprecated properties ignoreMethodNamesRegex, minLineCount, allowMissingJavadoc, allowMissingPropertyJavadoc. Author: rnveach #7096
  • Remove AbstractTypeParameterNameCheck since it is Deprecated. Author: rnveach #7098

New:

  • RegexpMultiline not detecting matches across multiple lines. Author: rnveach #6717
  • update CLI to allow show tree branch that match xpath. Author: Andrei Paikin #6660

Bug fixes:

  • please support preceding, preceding-sibling, following and following-sibling in XPath expressions. Author: Timur Tibeyev #6479
  • DesignForExtension: method javadoc recognized as block comments. Author: rnveach #5450

Notes:

  • "NoExceptiontest - Checkstyle, sevntu-checkstyle" should test chekcstyle's code from PR. Author: Roman Ivanov #3279
  • CI should fail if PR is based on an old master. Author: rnveach #5496
  • update CIs scripts to skip execution only after checking all commits changes. Author: rnveach #7023
  • appveyor.bat is changed right after clone of repo of github . Author: Roman Ivanov #7075
  • CustomImportOrder: documentation should have description that only one separtor line is allowed. Author: Roman Ivanov #7080
  • Align XDocs and Javadocs for sizes package. Author: pbludov #7060
  • Tests do not work properly on Windows with LF line endings. Author: Björn Kautler, Roman Ivanov #6558
  • Revert "Issue #2116: use checkstyle fork of xwiki with fix to pass CI build". Author: rnveach
  • Revert "Issue #2116: use forked simple-binary-encoding with fix to pass CI build". Author: Roman Ivanov
  • MainTest#testExistingTargetFileButWithoutReadAccess fails on Win10 machine. Author: Andrei Paikin #7032

Release 8.24

01.09.2019

Breaking backward compatibility:

  • Change LineLength Check parent from TreeWalker to Checker. Author: rnveach, Roman Ivanov #2116
  • MissingDeprecated: refactor to use javadoc AST . Author: rnveach #4983

New:

  • Add ID format property to SuppressWithPlainTextCommentFilter. Author: Erik Silkensen #6954
  • New check: JavadocBlockTagLocation. Author: pbludov #6929
  • new check: UnnecessarySemicolonAfterTypeMemberDeclaration . Author: Andrei Paikin #6847
  • Add ID format property to SuppressWithNearbyCommentFilter. Author: Erik Silkensen #6884
  • Add ID format property to SuppressionCommentFilter. Author: Erik Silkensen #6883

Bug fixes:

  • Command line option -o does not produce output with -g option. Author: Andrei Paikin #6934
  • NeedBraces: lambda with no braces not reported when contents span multiple lines. Author: Andrei Paikin #3837

Notes:

  • Use violation term as much as possible. Author: Roman Ivanov #6771
  • Remove usage of DetailAST.branchContains. Author: rnveach #5124
  • create tests in MainTest.java to cover execution over some Input for sun and google configs. Author: Roman Ivanov #7021
  • stop using puppet/disteli CI . Author: Roman Ivanov #7017
  • Align XDocs and Javadocs for miscellaneous package. Author: pbludov #6966
  • Expand XPath IT Regression Testing. Author: Mincong HUANG #6207
  • doc: fix compilation error. Author: Mincong HUANG
  • Japanese locale contains mistranslation. Author: Yuki Shira #7012
  • Make test on file that have no read access but has write access. Author: Roman Ivanov #6991
  • Align XDocs and Javadocs. Author: pbludov #5750
  • Upgrade PMD to 6.17.0. Author: Roman Ivanov #6868
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-main profile to 100% . Author: Roman Ivanov #6982
  • doc: fix sample code of AvoidInlineConditionals to be compilable. Author: Mincong HUANG
  • [Java] Checkstyle CLI while generating xpath suppressions provides extraneous stdout output. Author: Roman Ivanov #6974
  • Update link to latest version of CLI jar. Author: Roman Ivanov #6933
  • spell checker is failing due to failure to get words file. Author: Roman Ivanov #6949
  • eclipse violation over javadoc of AtclauseOrderCheck.java. Author: Erik Silkensen #6947
  • javadoc error in NeedBracesCheck.java. Author: Erik Silkensen #6948
  • Xdocs: sort values for String Set properties. Author: pbludov #6938
  • CLI: Add short versions for 'executeIgnoredModules' and 'tabWidth'. Author: rnveach #6936
  • CI: hide maven download text to prevent log overflow. Author: Roman Ivanov #6919
  • Align XDocs and Javadocs for filters package . Author: pbludov #6726

Release 8.23

27.07.2019

New:

  • new filter SuppressionSingleFilter. Author: rnveach #6402
  • OneStatementPerLine: add treatTryResourcesAsStatement property. Author: Andrei Paikin #6790
  • MagicNumber: new proprty ignoreAnnotationElementDefaults to ignore magic numbers in annotation default values. Author: Andrei Paikin #4383
  • new check: InvalidJavadocPosition. Author: rnveach #6649

Bug fixes:

  • InnerAssignment reports violation when && condition is in WHILE expression. Author: Andrei Paikin #6805
  • SuppressWithPlainTextCommentFilter ignores messageFormat when matching on ID. Author: Erik Silkensen #6887
  • Javadoc mishandling NEWLINE when next to ATTRIBUTE. Author: rnveach #6865
  • SuppressWithNearbyCommentFilter does not match messages. Author: Erik Silkensen #6875
  • SuppressionCommentFilter ignores messageFormat when matching on ID. Author: Erik Silkensen #6879
  • InvalidJavadocPositionCheck: false negative on javadocs with local variables. Author: rnveach #6857

Notes:

  • doc: Serialisation -> serialization. Author: Andrei Paikin
  • Replace sevntu-checkstyle-maven-plugin with explicit dependency to sevntu-checks. Author: Ruslan Diachenko #6910
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checks-coding profile to 100%. Author: Emil Bremer Orloff #5008
  • Skip dry run build item for maven release commit. Author: ashabib #3383
  • format xdoc/javadoc files to follow rule of LineLength (max ia 100). Author: pbludov #6902
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-filters profile to 100%. Author: Erik Silkensen #6659
  • Don't use absolute checkstyle links in xdocs. Author: rnveach #6900
  • Create appveyor.bat for CI commands. Author: ahmadshabib #6696
  • Align XDocs and Javadocs for filters package . Author: pbludov, Roman Ivanov #6726
  • doc: Add missing slash for constant name check doc. Author: utzcoz
  • Make inner class SuppressWithPlainTextCommentFilter.Suppression private. Author: pbludov #6890
  • Enforce FileTabCharacter and RegexpSingleline for trailing whitespace over resources. Author: rnveach #5941
  • Remove TreeWalker#validateDefaultTokens. Author: Andrei Paikin #6858
  • Make inner class SuppressionCommentFilter.Tag private. Author: pbludov #6844
  • Make inner class SuppressWithNearbyCommentFilter.Tag private. Author: pbludov #6854
  • Add xpath tests for new Checks of 8.22. Author: Andrei Paikin #6848

Release 8.22

22.06.2019

New:

  • new check: MissingJavadocPackageCheck . Author: Andrei Paikin #6705
  • new check: UnnecessarySemicolonInTryWithResources. Author: Andrei Paikin #6774
  • new check: UnnecessarySemicolonInEnumeration. Author: Andrei Paikin #6773
  • new check: OrderedProperties. Author: Thomas Senger #6311

Bug fixes:

  • NeedBraces: False Positives for LITERAL_CASE and LITERAL_DEFAULT. Author: Andrei Paikin #4764
  • AnnotationUseStyle does not detect all violations in EXPANDED style. Author: Andrei Paikin #6818
  • AnnotationUseStyle: compact_no_array does not violate extended and multi param annotations. Author: Andrei Paikin #3210
  • Loading config.xml from classpath doesn't work properly. Author: Peter De Maeyer #6232

Notes:

  • Suppression documentation links to old DTDs. Author: Roman Ivanov #6804
  • Align XDocs and Javadocs for filters package . Author: pbludov #6726
  • Resolve violations from IDEA 20191.3. Author: Roman Ivanov #6821
  • Align XDocs and Javadocs. Author: pbludov #5750
  • Remove usage of DetailAST.branchContains. Author: Andrei Paikin #5124
  • Limit xdoc Properties subsection to one table. Author: pbludov #6800
  • split it module test support between different configurations. Author: rnveach #6801

Release 8.21

26.05.2019

Breaking backward compatibility:

  • NewlineAtEndOfFile default should be OS agnostic. Author: Björn Kautler #4073
  • Remove PARAMETER_DEF from AnnotationLocation. Author: Björn Kautler #6462
  • API: make api not depend on antlr by splitting DetailAST between implementation and interface. Author: rnveach #3417
  • new check: MissingJavadocMethod from JavadocMethod. Author: rnveach #6703

Bug fixes:

  • LocalVariableName: allowOneCharVarInForLoop should allow one char variable in loop. Author: Andrei Paikin #6489
  • Do not handle local variables for VARIABLE_DEF in AnnotationLocation. Author: Björn Kautler #6463
  • OneStatementPerLine: false-positive on try-with-resource when objects just referenced. Author: Andrei Paikin #6125
  • NewlineAtEndOfFile with LF_CR_CRLF does not work properly. Author: Björn Kautler #6508
  • EmptyCatchBlock check does not work properly with non-system line endings in files. Author: Björn Kautler #6513

Notes:

  • Code samples for Naming Checks. Author: jack870131 #5832
  • Align XDocs and Javadocs for whitespace package. Author: pbludov #6749
  • spelling: identificator->identifier. Author: pbludov
  • spelling: inpection. Author: pbludov
  • refactoring of DetailASTTest.testTreeStructure. Author: rnveach #4900
  • Fix sonar warnings. Author: Andrei Paikin #6764
  • move OSX executions from travis.yml to travis.sh . Author: ahmadshabib #6701
  • doc: fix my name in release notes. Author: Björn Kautler
  • Issue template should clarify failure to follow template will lead to issue being closed Author: rnveach #6742
  • Align XDocs and Javadocs for design package. Author: pbludov #6725
  • investigate increase of '-all' jar. Author: rnveach #6713
  • Cached Google Style is slightly outdated and not like original. Author: Björn Kautler #6619

Release 8.20

28.04.2019

New:

  • New MissingJavadocCheck(s). Author: rnveach #5411

Bug fixes:

  • IllegalType: illegal types in overridden methods should not be reported. Author: Björn Kautler #6612
  • EmptyLineSeparator check does not validate newlines before comments. Author: kazachka #5981
  • Exception in JavadocMethod to get access to class in jdk9. Author: rnveach #6606
  • RightCurly false-positives for multi-block continuation. Author: Björn Kautler #6466
  • TranslationCheck reports duplicate lines in xml report. Author: rnveach #5103
  • AnnotationUseStyle: false positive on annotation with default nested annotation inside. Author: Andrei Paikin #6540
  • RightCurly with option alone false negative for class, method and constructor. Author: WANG CHAO #6345

Notes:

  • Align XDocs and Javadocs for coding package. Author: pbludov #6586
  • set up JDK12 buid. Author: rnveach #6687
  • minor: GeneratedJava14LexerTest depends on encoding, not on OS, so fix the assumption to represent this. Author: BBjörnKautler #6608
  • MultipleVariableDeclarations missing from sun style. Author: Björn Kautler #6490
  • doc: expand documentation for scope property type. Author: rnveach
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for api profile to 100%. Author: rnveach #6635
  • Remove usage of antlr specific methods from our checks. Author: rnveach #6624
  • idea: fix ThisEscapedInConstructor idea violation for AbstractClassCouplingCheck.FileContext class. Author: rnveach #4861
  • Test inputs should be completely standalone.. Author: rnveach #4845
  • Fix pitest coverage for RightCurly. Author: WANG CHAO #6367

Release 8.19

31.03.2019

Breaking backward compatibility:

  • Xpath: change implementation of the @text attribute. Author: Timur Tibeyev #6356
  • Remove `cache` field from TreeWalker in Checkstyle 8.0. Author: rnveach #2883
  • Remove DTDs from http://checkstyle.sourceforge.net and from http://puppycrawl.com/. Author: Roman Ivanov #6478
  • Remove hashCode and equals methods from FilterSet. Author: rnveach #6494

New:

  • Add tabWidth to Checker and FileSets. Author: rnveach #6485
  • AnnotationLocation: add support for PACKAGE_DEF, ENUM_CONSTANT_DEF. Author: pbludov #6379

Bug fixes:

  • JavadocUtil doesn't recognize Javadocs in certain places. Author: rnveach #6516
  • False positive in AnnotationUseStyle for version 8.17. Author: rnveach #6446
  • Overly complex default regex in SuppressWarnings format. Author: Björn Kautler #6453
  • Remove AvoidInlineConditionals from sun_checks.xml. Author: Björn Kautler #6470
  • Javadoc for package-info file is not validated. Author: rnveach #5769

Notes:

  • Wrong documentation for InnerAssignment. Author: Björn Kautler #6488
  • doc: added documentation for global tabWidth. Author: rnveach
  • Align XDocs and Javadocs for coding package. Author: pbludov #6586
  • Exclude module-info.java from Google and Sun configurations. Author: Martin Kröning #6570
  • Fix PMD violation UseProperClassLoader. Author: pbludov #5680
  • Enable PMD rule UseUnderscoresInNumericLiterals. Author: pbludov #6579
  • Verify all modules are listed in contribution no exception configurations. Author: rnveach #5897
  • Enable PMD rule LinguisticNaming. Author: pbludov #6578
  • Java Grammar: Hard to understand message. Author: rnveach #4632
  • Site files are not schema-valid. Author: Björn Kautler #6563
  • minor: reset the test stream for each test. Author: Björn Kautler #6557
  • Upgrade to PMD 6.12.0. Author: pbludov #6536
  • Align XDocs and Javadocs for annotations package. Author: pbludov #6531
  • Disable XML External Entity load in XmlUtil.java in tests. Author: Roman Ivanov #6133
  • Align XDocs and Javadocs for blocks package. Author: pbludov #6532
  • Wrong JavaDoc example for NestedForDepthCheck. Author: Björn Kautler #6491
  • Fix PMD violation CommentDefaultAccessModifier. Author: pbludov #5665
  • Enforce FileTabCharacter and RegexpSingleline for trailing whitespace over resources. Author: rnveach #5941
  • Setup checkstyle validation to forbid type StringBuffer. Author: rnveach #5506
  • Cut down on Checkstyle's dependencies on Guava, phase II. Author: rnveach #3484
  • resolve warning in build output from PMD . Author: rnveach #6226
  • Expand checkstyle_resources_checks.xml to IT resources. Author: rnveach #6542
  • links in header comment block of sun_checks.xml are outdated . Author: rnveach #6420
  • Align XDocs and Javadocs. Author: pbludov #5750
  • MissingOverride javaFiveCompatibility true in checkstyle_checks.xml. Author: Björn Kautler #6452
  • Typo in Lcurly docs. Author: Björn Kautler #6458
  • Unclear rational in ExplicitInitialization. Author: Björn Kautler #6472
  • Wrong public identifier in doctype of example empty suppressions file. Author: Björn Kautler #6449
  • Typo in docs of VisibilityModifier. Author: Björn Kautler #6468
  • spelling: fix then / than typos. Author: Björn Kautler
  • spelling: update messages for french translation. Author: sebastienaubry
  • Code samples for Naming Checks. Author: jack870131 #5832
  • EmptyCatchBlock change property types to Regexp. Author: rnveach #6455
  • Make all FilterElements immutable. Author: rnveach #6496
  • Remove hashCode/equals from SuppressionFilter and mark SuppressFilterElement immutable. Author: rnveach #4734
  • MissingDeprecated description has a typo. Author: ejaksla #6451

Release 8.18

25.02.2019

Breaking backward compatibility:

  • Disable loading external DTDs by default, create system property to activate it. Author: Roman Ivanov #6474
  • IllegalType: rename "format" property to "illegalAbstractClassNameFormat". Author: rnveach #5900
  • AnnotationLocation: Remove unused tokens. Author: pbludov #6416
  • Command Line arguments should be allow to exclude a file. Author: rnveach #6399

New:

  • ArrayTypeStyle: add support for brackets in method definition after parameters. Author: Erik Silkensen #6301
  • new filter SuppressionXpathSingleFilter. Author: jack870131 #5879

Bug fixes:

  • AnnotationLocation: named parameters must be considered parameters. Author: pbludov #6440
  • JavadocStyleCheck crashes for some Javadoc comments with HTML comments. Author: rnveach #4564
  • Incorrect warning for empty lambda bodies with google_checks.xml. Author: WANG CHAO #6381
  • FinalLocalVariable: IllegalStateException. Author: Erik Silkensen #6377
  • Slowdown with UnusedImportsCheck. Author: rnveach #6403

Notes:

  • review TreeWalker.setupChild method for exceptional cases. Author: rnveach #4814
  • Remove powermock. Author: rnveach #6439
  • refactoring in configs. Author: rnveach #4877
  • update to picocli 3.9.1 result in UT MainTest.testNonExistentOutputFormat failure. Author: rnveach #6397
  • Negate SuppressElement.accept. Author: rnveach #4979
  • Code samples for Naming Checks. Author: jack870131 #5832
  • Rename Filters which aren't module filters to FilterElement. Author: rnveach #4978
  • doc: add File Filter section in extending.xml. Author: WANG CHAO
  • Cache: file skipped on 2nd run when exception happened on it in first run. Author: rnveach #6297
  • Move UTF-8 limitation info in documentation. Author: WANG CHAO #6083
  • use ForbidAnnotationElementValueCheck from sevntu.checkstyle. Author: rnveach #3567
  • minor: solved pitest issues with ImportOrderCheck. Author: rnveach #6424
  • Pitest: add new mutator REMOVE_CONDITIONALS. Author: rnveach, Roman Ivanov #6320
  • Add build instructions to README. Author: Roman Ivanov #6236
  • Indentation: indentation level is being corrupted in class fields. Author: rnveach #6308
  • doc: Fixed grammar errors. Author: Glusk2

Release 8.17

27.01.2019

Breaking backward compatibility:

  • Java Grammar: use TYPE_EXTENSION_AND instead of BAND in typecast expression. Author: pbludov #6354
  • RightCurly: remove obsolete shouldStartLine property. Author: Piyush Sharma, Roman Ivanov #4022

Bug fixes:

  • FinalLocalVariable: NPE with PARAMETER_DEF on methods of inner classes. Author: Erik Silkensen #6375
  • EqualsAvoidNull: improper frame tracking. Author: rnveach #6373
  • Translation doesn't obey no halt on exception and doesn't show path to bad file. Author: rnveach #6340

Notes:

  • CI: spellchecker script is not ready for running manually by contributors. Author: Josh Soref #6021
  • Pitest: add new mutator REMOVE_CONDITIONALS. Author: rnveach, Roman Ivanov #6320
  • Jenkins: switch the build machine (slave) from hyper.sh to AWS spot instance. Author: Daniil Yaroslavtsev #6359
  • EmptyLineSeparatorCheck: surviving mutant from REMOVE_CONDITIONALS. Author: rnveach #6350
  • Update eclipse compiler to R10. Author: pbludov #6330
  • Checkstyle's self config fails on non-US locale because of english suppression. Author: Roman Ivanov #5350

Release 8.16

30.12.2018

New:

  • ClassMemberImpliedModifier: New Check to demand all modifiers to be explicit in class members. Author: Stephen Colebourne #5885

Bug fixes:

  • ImportOrder reports incorrect errors for redundant imports. Author: rnveach #6303
  • JavadocMethod: False positive from comment inside method. Author: rnveach #6273

Notes:

  • Pitest: add new mutator REMOVE_CONDITIONALS. Author: rnveach #6320
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for javadoc profile to 100%. Author: rnveach #6295
  • set up JDK11 build. Author: pbludov #6228
  • Align XDocs and Javadocs. Author: Pavel Bludov #5750
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for indentation profile to 100%. Author: rnveach #6294
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST (part 1, hard cases). Author: Pavel Bludov #5759
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checks-coding profile to 100%. Author: rnveach #5008
  • Pitest: add new mutator FALSE_RETURNS. Author: rnveach #6272
  • Pitest: add new mutator CONSTRUCTOR_CALLS . Author: rnveach #6289
  • Pitest: add new mutator TRUE_RETURNS. Author: rnveach #6264
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for blocks profile to 100%. Author: rnveach #6293
  • Strive for 100% mutation coverage. Author: rnveach #3708
  • exception in build log from spotbugs. Author: Roman Ivanov #6098
  • Move test inputs with deprecated packages to resources-noncompilable. Author: Pavel Bludov #6252
  • Pitest script order issue locally. Author: rnveach #6275
  • create Travis ready to use shell script to check that pistes profiles cover all classes. Author: rnveach #4684
  • XmlLoader: remove incomplete namespaces support. Author: rnveach #6262
  • Upgrade Powermock2 to RC4. Author: Pavel Bludov #6238
  • Resolve Teamcity violations of inspection engine 2018.3 . Author: rnveach, Roman Ivanov #6241
  • Split and Organize Checkstyle IT inputs. Author: Roman Ivanov #5106

Release 8.15

30.11.2018

Breaking backward compatibility:

  • Remove Lambda from RightCurlyCheck . Author: rnveach #5948

New:

  • JavadocType: Add "allowedAnnotations". Author: Nikolaos Georgiou #5608
  • IllegalType should check extends & implements and class/interface type parameters. Author: Pavel Bludov #6118

Bug fixes:

  • TreeWalkerAuditEvent doesn't create events on the absolute file path. Author: rnveach #6028
  • IllegalType should ignore parameters of methods with modifiers not in 'memberModifiers'. Author: Eric Bruneton #6123
  • AbbreviationAsWordInName: false positive on capital letters on the end of the word. Author: Erik Silkensen #6130

Notes:

  • Performance issue with file.lastModified(). Author: Roman Ivanov #6096
  • warning during build of site with equalsverifier-3.0.2. Author: Roman Ivanov #6213
  • upgrade to latest picocli version to fix extra space in help output. Author: Roman Ivanov #6175
  • Please add link to contributing.md in README.md. Author: varunu28 #5488
  • update to saxon 9.9. Author: Timur Tibeyev #6149
  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST (part 2). Author: rnveach #5758
  • update sources to avoid usage of sourceforge.net URLs. Author: rnveach, Roman Ivanov #6185
  • using picocli as command line parser. Author: Remko Popma, Roman Ivanov #6068
  • Add equalsverifier project to wrecker ci. Author: Roman Ivanov #6167
  • ImportOrder: example of Intellij Idea default import order is not working. Author: Jan Ouwens #5510

Release 8.14

21.10.2018

New:

  • IllegalType: does not check types in generics. Author: Pavel Bludov #5118

Notes:

  • Code samples for Naming Checks. Author: jack870131 #5832
  • Update FullIdent to store DetailAST instead of line/column. Author: Pavel Bludov #6121

Release 8.13

04.10.2018

New:

  • ClassFanOutComplexity: count complexity base annotations/extends/implements/methods params. Author: kazachka #4092

Notes:

  • Code samples for Naming Checks. Author: jack870131 #5832
  • exception in build log from spotbugs. Author: Roman Ivanov #6098
  • Line numbers should start at 1. Author: Boxuan Li #6000
  • Align XDocs and Javadocs. Author: rnveach #5750
  • CircleCI is failing due to missed checkout content. Author: Roman Ivanov #6093
  • Upgrade to PMD 6.6.0. Author: Pavel Bludov #5790
  • Unstable build due to not accesible decoration-1.0.0.xsd. Author: Roman Ivanov #6077

Release 8.12

11.08.2018

New:

  • LeftCurly : add support for LITERAL_CASE and LITERAL_DEFAULT . Author: Pavel Bludov #5207
  • ImportOrder: allow static imports be separated by local groups when they are at the top/bottom by new property separatedStaticGroups. Author: Pavel Bludov #5279
  • ImportOrder: new property staticGroups to allow define groups for static imports. Author: Pavel Bludov #5724
  • InterfaceMemberImpliedModifier: New Check to demand all modifiers to be explicit in interfaces members. Author: Stephen Colebourne #5899

Bug fixes:

  • Remove lambda support from ParameterName. Author: kazachka #5894
  • EmptyLineSeparator raises violations when static import right after plain import. Author: Pavel Bludov #4625

Notes:

  • Spell check failing to get words file. Author: Pavel Bludov, Roman Ivanov #6046
  • doc: bounty note. Author: Pavel Bludov
  • spelling: add xcode. Author: Pavel Bludov
  • Travis CI: MAC build is broken. Author: Pavel Bludov #6055
  • Change grammars package name to grammar. Author: mismatch #5891
  • Checkstyle's html report related links are not working. Author: Roman Ivanov #6043
  • Resolve violations from IDEA 2018.1.6. Author: Roman Ivanov #6037
  • SuppressWithNearbyCommentFilter: update document and examples on when it is appropriate to use. Author: Lukas Eckert #5973
  • XpathSuppression generation should support module id. Author: Timur Tibeyev #5984
  • Add XDoc SubSection Anchor. Author: rnveach #6014
  • Add to CI import order validation on certain projects. Author: Pavel Bludov #6018
  • doc: reference in SuppressionXpathFilter doc about ability to generate suppressions by CLI. Author: Timur Tibeyev
  • XpathFileGeneratorAstFilter: EVENTS and QUERIES as single map. Author: Timur Tibeyev #5979
  • redo XML_Structure documentation section. Author: Roman Ivanov #6011
  • Mark all checks with appropriate annotation so that they could be used in the MT mode. Author: Andrew Kuchev, rnveach #4870
  • update documentation of SuppressionFilter with links to latest DTDs. Author: Roman Ivanov #6003
  • Checkstyle Ant prints null for checkstyle version. Author: Roman Ivanov #6001
  • Update documentation for same of RighCurly. Author: Roman Ivanov #5970
  • Internal XPath Regression fails on RequireThisCheck. Author: rnveach #5996
  • Setup Jenkins CI for building Pull Requests. Author: Daniil Yaroslavtsev #5953
  • doc: fix download URLs. Author: Michael Ernst

Release 8.11

Breaking backward compatibility:

  • Add HTML5 tags support to Javadoc antlr4 grammar and related classes. Author: Piyush Sharma #3332

New:

  • Generate a suppressions.xml file for SuppressionXpathFilter from the errors list by CLI command. Author: timurt #102
  • new Check - LambdaParameterName. Author: kazachka #5893

Bug fixes:

  • ImportOrder: False positive for multiline imports. Author: Pavel Bludov #5881

Notes:

  • Remove usages of ANTLRInputStream . Author: Pavel Bludov #5971
  • Update Teamcity to use IntelliJ IDEA 2018.1.4. Author: Roman Ivanov #5949
  • Setup Jenkins CI for building Pull Requests. Author: Daniil Yaroslavtsev #5953
  • RightCurly: false negative in ALONE and anonymous classes. Author: Piyush Sharma #4058
  • xpath generator documentation does not show nuances. Author: Roman Ivanov #5876
  • Enforce more checks over checkstyle resources. Author: Roman Ivanov #4100
  • Resolve errors and warnings from Eclipse oxygen 4.7.3. Author: Roman Ivanov #5916
  • Remove old ant phases and configs. Author: Roman Ivanov #5934
  • No explanation of what is metadata tag on checkstyle config. Author: Roman Ivanov #2726
  • https://checkstyle.org to http://checkstyle.org. Author: Roman Ivanov #5601
  • doc: update xdoc for ParameterName to clarify how to check catch parameters. Author: Roman Ivanov
  • CircleCI compains 'extraneous key [java] is not permitted'. Author: Roman Ivanov #5902
  • update DTD public names. Author: Subbu Dantu, Roman Ivanov #5722
  • activate new sponsoring web services. Author: Roman Ivanov #5256
  • Rename all utility classes to xxxxUtil. Author: Pavel Bludov, Roman Ivanov #5812

Release 8.10.1

Bug fixes:

  • Update AbstractChecks to log DetailAST (part 1, easy cases). Author: rnveach #5757

Notes:

  • Align XDocs and Javadocs. Author: rnveach #5750
  • move pitest execution to CircleCI. Author: Roman Ivanov #5854
  • format all files to be 100 symbols in length. Author: Roman Ivanov #5791
  • Travis unexpected problem with xml validation. Author: Roman Ivanov #5785
  • appveyor fails to reuse maven cache during build. Author: Roman Ivanov #5831
  • Compile all jdk9 files in Travis. Author: Roman Ivanov #5827
  • Please add new Eclipse Plugin to active tools list on your website. Author: ChristianWulf #5521
  • Activate checks related to java.io.Closeable . Author: Pavel Bludov #5752
  • buddy ci failure on "Fetching changes started". Author: Roman Ivanov #5793
  • use https://snyk.io/ to find vulnerabilities in dependecies. Author: Roman Ivanov #5788
  • remove xml declaration tag from all dtd files. Author: Subbu Dantu #5721
  • find way to launch IntellijIdea inspections from command line. Author: Roman Ivanov #4682
  • Cut down on Checkstyle's dependencies on Guava, phase II. Author: rnveach #3484
  • Docker-based CI from Codeship Pro. Author: Roman Ivanov #3807
  • use new CI - https://buddy.works/. Author: Roman Ivanov #5473

Release 8.10

New:

  • ImportControl: add ability to control imports in certain classes . Author: rnveach #3492
  • Add the new option for Checkstyle CLI to generate the basic suppression xpath. Author: Timur Tibeyev #4530

Bug fixes:

  • Store IDENT token type in the xpath tree. Author: Timur Tibeyev #5508
  • Xpath Mapper : UnsupportedOperationException when several queries are combined. Author: Timur Tibeyev #5571
  • HeaderCheck: fails with empty lines. Author: Paul Campbell #5511
  • CheckUtils.parseDouble: wrong result for negative values. Author: Pavel Bludov #5709
  • FinalClassCheck: 'extractQualifiedName' omits 2nd ident of package name. Author: rnveach #5706
  • Indentation: false positive for one-line lambda. Author: Pavel Bludov #5675

Notes:

  • format xdoc files to follow rule of LineLength (max ia 100) . Author: rnveach #5291
  • Remove remnants of cobertura usage. Author: Pavel Bludov #5616
  • Create xdoc page to explain the new Xpath-based suppression model. Author: Timur Tibeyev #5513
  • Migrate to CircleCI 2.0. Author: Roman Ivanov #5657
  • consider introducing spelling regression checker. Author: Josh Soref, Roman Ivanov #5676
  • remove all authors javadoc tags from sources. Author: Roman Ivanov #5738
  • PMD 6: migrate configuration to pmd 6.X version. Author: Pavel Bludov #5603
  • jsoref spell checker: skipp all files/folders that are referenced in .gitignore. Author: Josh Soref #5719
  • spellchecker: don't complain about case. Author: Josh Soref #5732
  • Replace File{Input,Output}Stream with Files.new{Input,Output}Stream. Author: Pavel Bludov #5638
  • config: moved disallows to be first in import control. Author: rnveach
  • UpperEll rule description gives bogus reason: Capital(!) L looks like 1. Author: Roman Ivanov #5718
  • refactor PackageObjectFactoryTest.testCreateModuleWithNonExistName. Author: surajumang #5677
  • jsoref spellchecker: group word families togeth. Author: Josh Soref #5701
  • jsoref spell checker: remove resource from validation. Author: Josh Soref #5693
  • Update javadoc for MismatchStrategy. Author: Roman Ivanov #5695
  • spelling: anon - API: sevntu-checkstyle/sevntu.checkstyle#657. Author: Josh Soref
  • migrate to circleci 2.0. Author: Roman Ivanov #5528
  • spelling: commenting. Author: Josh Soref
  • spelling: unclear. Author: Josh Soref
  • spelling: performance. Author: Josh Soref
  • spelling: indentation. Author: Josh Soref

Release 8.9

Breaking backward compatibility:

  • ImportControl: reverse order of allow/disallow rule matching. Author: rnveach #5642

Bug fixes:

  • Indentation: wrapped method name. Author: Pavel Bludov #5655
  • Indentation: super() is ignored. Author: Pavel Bludov #3808
  • IllegalType: support arrays as types. Author: kazachka #4429

Notes:

  • spelling: a lot of spelling fixes. Author: Josh Soref
  • PMD 6: migrate configuration to pmd 6.X version. Author: Pavel Bludov #5603
  • wercker is failing with unclear message after release on non-rebased branches. Author: Vladislav Lisetskii #5452
  • Add openjdk8/9 to Travis/AppVeyor. Author: Pavel Bludov #5663
  • Remove usage of com.oracle.net package. Author: Pavel Bludov #5660
  • generated jacoco.exec file needs to be moved out of base directory. Author: Roman Ivanov #5640
  • doc: fixed improper dtd comment examples. Author: rnveach
  • Fix PMD6 violations (bestpractices). Author: Pavel Bludov #5633
  • spelling: Correct some words in the German translation. Author: Matthias Ronge
  • Drop findbugs. Author: Pavel Bludov #5622
  • Replace java.awt.event.InputEvent#getModifiers() with getModifiersEx(). Author: Pavel Bludov #5613
  • doc: fixed improper private method documentation. Author: rnveach
  • Use Jacoco instead of Cobertura for coverage check. Author: Pavel Bludov #5586
  • doc: clearly explain commit message requirements. Author: Roman Ivanov
  • Jacoco workaround for MainTest. Author: Pavel Bludov #5553
  • Split pitest-checkstyle-common. Author: Pavel Bludov #5592
  • Resolve all violations from SonarQube at sonarcloud.io. Author: Roman Ivanov #5604
  • 100% Coverage for com.puppycrawl.tools.checkstyle.DefaultConfiguration. Author: Pavel Bludov #5591
  • 100% coverage for com.puppycrawl.tools.checkstyle.XMLLogger. Author: Pavel Bludov #5597
  • 100% coverage for com.puppycrawl.tools.checkstyle.Checker. Author: Pavel Bludov #5599
  • New project badges at sonarcloud.io. Author: Roman Ivanov #5605
  • 100% coverage for com.puppycrawl.tools.checkstyle.PackageObjectFactory. Author: Pavel Bludov #5595
  • Switch to Powermock 2.0. Author: Pavel Bludov #5584
  • fix indentation in all sources of xdoc. Author: Varun Upadhyay #5489
  • doc: typos and grammar fixes on website main page. Author: Michael Keppler
  • PackageNamesLoaderTest refactoring. Author: Pavel Bludov #5551
  • Remove usage of javax.xml.bind.XmlElement (deprecated in JDK9). Author: Pavel Bludov #5582
  • Refactoring of JavadocUtils static init. Author: Pavel Bludov #5555
  • Switch to powermock-api-mockito2. Author: Pavel Bludov #5558
  • IllegalStateException message text was changed in JDK9. Author: Pavel Bludov #5561
  • upgrade to spotbugs 3.1.1 cause problems with execution on maven 3.3.9. Author: Roman Ivanov #5525
  • doc: InterfaceIsType description, SwingConstants is an interface, not a class.. Author: Tobias Weimer
  • Explicitly throw an exception from ClassResolver. Author: Pavel Bludov #5546
  • Strive for 100% mutation coverage. Author: Roman Ivanov #3708
  • minimize pitest-checkstyle-utils profile execution. Author: Roman Ivanov #4605
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checks-coding profile to 100%. Author: Roman Ivanov #5008
  • doc: extend examples for FinalLocalVariable. Author: Roman Ivanov #5239
  • Remove dependency on tools.jar. Author: Pavel Bludov #5431
  • Fix violations in local IntelliJ 2017.3. Author: Roman Ivanov #5409
  • Intellij Idea inspection violations from 2017.2.4 or 2017.2.6. Author: Roman Ivanov #5069
  • Jacoco coverage report. Author: Pavel Bludov #5516
  • Use StringBuilder instead of StringBuffer as it offers high performance. Author: reudismam #5505
  • AvoidEscapedUnicodeCharactersCheck: re-organize regular expressions. Author: SunriseCoder #5427
  • investigate and resolve compilation warnings. Author: Andrey Mosin #5480
  • wercker build problem with hibernate-search. Author: Roman Ivanov #5499

Release 8.8

Breaking backward compatibility:

  • Split TreeWalker to TreeWalker and JavaParser. Author: Pavel Bludov #5436

Bug fixes:

  • DesignForExtension: method javadoc is recognized if no modifier in on method. Author: Roman_Zhigunov #5255
  • XmlLogger sanitizes exception tags when it shouldn't be. Author: rnveach #5419

Notes:

  • spelling: Fix German translation of 'tag'. Author: Michael Keppler
  • Fix violations in local IntelliJ 2017.3. Author: rnveach #5409
  • Resolve warning during build about prerequisites tag. Author: Andrey Mosin #5377
  • JavadocMethod: "Expected an @return tag." sounds not right. Author: Varun Upadhyay #5463
  • AppVeyor CI build failure: Unable to get setup from cygwin.mirror.constant.com. Author: Roman Ivanov #5474
  • spelling: improve french translation. Author: Jajawah
  • spelling: fix typo in tests. Author: Pavel Bludov
  • spelling: Fix typo. Author: Tino Desjardins
  • format xdoc files to follow rule of LineLength (max ia 100) . Author: rnveach #5291
  • Incorrect documentation for SuppressionXpathFilter. Author: Timur Tibeyev #5400
  • Reorganize token methods of all Checks. Author: Subbu Dantu #4581
  • TokenTypes documentation contains double encoded symbols. Author: Pavel Bludov #5423
  • Incorrect documentation for SingleSpaceSeparator. Author: Jun Lin #5401
  • XDoc Config: create unit test to verify property types and default values for Strings. Author: rnveach #3254

Release 8.7

Breaking backward compatibility:

  • Removed guava from api code. Author: rnveach #3455

Bug fixes:

  • SuppressWithPlainTextCommentFilter: should not fail when violation is reported on directory. Author: rnveach #5405

Release 8.6

Breaking backward compatibility:

  • AbstractLoader: move out of api, rename, and remove abstract modifier . Author: Roman_Zhigunov #5338

New:

  • new Checker filter SuppressWithPlainTextCommentFilter as akin to Treewalker's SuppressionCommentFilter. Author: Andrei Selkin #4841
  • Add @exception JavaDoc block tag to NonEmptyAtclauseDescriptionCheck. Author: Lev_Sikhovets #5388
  • Support suppression-xpath element in SuppressionLoader. Author: Timur Tibeyev #4421
  • add ANNOTATION_DEF to RequireThisCheck. Author: rnveach #5363
  • SuppressionFilter: add suppression by message. Author: rnveach #2804

Bug fixes:

  • TranslationCheck: should fire file started/finished when invoking errors. Author: rnveach #5057
  • fixed RequireThisCheck and for loop variable handling. Author: rnveach #5392
  • changed RequireThis kept track of the frame being examined. Author: rnveach #5364
  • ImportOrder with option=bottom should not allow non-static import after static import. Author: Julian Hyde #4981
  • ReturnCount: unclear message when only max property is specified. Author: vaano94 #5306
  • Incorrect indentation check for method preceded by annotation, with method parameter on separate line. Author: BBG #5154
  • fixed RequireThisCheck and enum constants handling. Author: rnveach #5361
  • fixed RequireThisCheck and catch variable handling. Author: rnveach #5351
  • AnnotationUtility.getAnnotation fails when there is an comment in the annotation. Author: rnveach #5327
  • False RedundantModifier violation for final method of enum inside final class. Author: BBG #5268
  • fixed bug on matching xpath when no xpath given. Author: rnveach #5321
  • Checkstyle ignores javadoc that placed over Annotation type elements . Author: Pavel Bludov #4169
  • JavadocMethod: No error for a misplaced javadoc tag. Author: Pavel Bludov #4701

Notes:

  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checks-misc profile to 100%. Author: rnveach, vasilyeva #4675
  • Some contents in messages_zh.properties for imports check are not well translated. Author: zhangduo #5393
  • TranslationCheckTest.testLogOutput is failed . Author: rnveach #5141
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checks-imports profile to 100%. Author: BBG #5004
  • Indentation problem in pjdbc project. Author: Roman Ivanov #5286
  • Use versions-maven-plugin to report versions to update. Author: Roman Ivanov #5208
  • minimize pitest-checkstyle-utils profile execution. Author: rnveach #4605
  • api: abstract classes that extending concrete class. Author: rnveach #4716
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checks-whitespace profile to 100%. Author: rnveach #5003
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checks-metrics profile to 100%. Author: rnveach #5005
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checks-coding profile to 100%. Author: rnveach #5008
  • internal code: terminology problems in ModuleReflectionUtils. Author: rnveach #4876
  • Add violateExecutionOnNonTightHtml property of AbstractJavadocCheck to xdoc. Author: rnveach #5002
  • change all sonarqube.com to sonarcloud.io. Author: Roman Ivanov #5290
  • doc: add 'Checkstyle for Microsoft Visual Studio Code' in known tools. Author: Roman Ivanov
  • Revert "infra: fix for travis:osx problem with 'shell_session_update: command not found'". Author: Roman Ivanov
  • Remove usage of DetailAST.branchContains. Author: rnveach #5124

Release 8.5

New:

  • Try to load class from all of packages as classpath scanning doesn't work in Eclipse runtime environment. Author: kazachka #4916

Bug fixes:

  • RegexpOnFilenameCheck: NullPointerException when relative path is used to run checkstyle CLI . Author: Roman Ivanov #5278
  • JavadocPackage: NullPointerException when relative path is used to run checkstyle CLI. Author: Artem Dudkin #5127
  • Checker.destroy doesn't erase fileSets but erases everything else. Author: rnveach #5264
  • TranslationCheck prints violations from previous AbstractFileSetCheck run. Author: rnveach #5263

Notes:

  • Fix violations from new sevntu check - CheckstyleTestMakeupCheck. Author: rnveach #5228
  • doc: typo fix and extension for 'what is javadoc'. Author: Roman Ivanov
  • Checkstyle UTs shouldn't create custom configuration methods. Author: rnveach #5157
  • adjacent static import groups ones became impossible in 8.3. Author: BBG #5176
  • cobertura coverage check failing on jdk 152. Author: Roman Ivanov #5283
  • Remove usage of DetailAST.branchContains. Author: rnveach #5124
  • Reorganize token methods of all Checks. Author: Subbu Dantu #4581
  • ImportControl: unable to disallow static import. Author: Jochen Van de Velde, Roman Ivanov #4284
  • doc: Removed maxLineLength property from javadoc, the property itself had been removed earlier. Author: Balazs Nemeth
  • wercker build is unstable for htmlunit project due to SNAPSHOT dependency . Author: Roman Ivanov #5251
  • Fix plural agreement grammar in documentation for DesignForExtension. Author: Jake Gage #5249
  • Mark all checks with appropriate interface so that they could be used in the MT mode. Author: Andrew Kuchev #4870

Release 8.4

Breaking backward compatibility:

  • Disallowing user to use incomplete fully qualified Check names in config file. Author: BBG #4456
  • JavadocTokenTypes should keep values of tokens, restore tokens as they were at 8.1 version. Author: Piyush Sharma #5139
  • Remove extra numeric offset in JavadocTokenTypes. Author: Maksim Shilin #5114

Bug fixes:

  • Checkstyle produces invalid XML file. Author: rnveach #5162

Notes:

  • Fix violations from new sevntu check - CheckstyleTestMakeupCheck. Author: rnveach #5228
  • Unused messages in message.properties. Author: dyominov #5094
  • Two unit tests for SuppressionCommentFilterTest do not fail if CheckstyleException is not thrown. Author: rnveach #5210
  • ClassFanOutComplexity for a multi-dimensional array is calculating with an error.. Author: Artem Dudkin #5134
  • Remove usage of DetailAST.branchContains. Author: rnveach #5124
  • Checkstyle tests should be named after the class they test and extra validations/helpers should be in a special package. Author: rnveach #5104
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checks-whitespace profile to 100%. Author: vasilyeva #5003
  • left curly nlow documentation error?. Author: Clément Guillaume #5188
  • create GeneratedJavadocTokenTypesTest.java. Author: Piyush Sharma #5186
  • Use private final loggers instead of private static final in Checkstyle codebase. Author: crude #929
  • Move DetailNodeTreeStringPrinter#createFakeBlockComment to CommonUtils. Author: Turkin Ivan #4785
  • Prohibit the usage of hardcoded encoding in Checkstyle source code. Author: Artem Dudkin #5023
  • appveyor: provide ability to skip CI executions base on commit files. Author: Maksim Shilin #3870
  • Reorganize token methods of all Checks. Author: Subbu Dantu #4581
  • Remove deprecated class BaseCheckTestSupport. Author: Subbu Dantu #4867
  • validation by xsd during build is missed for xml files that use packages_1_0.dtd. Author: Roman Ivanov #5177
  • Sonar validation failing with StackOverflowError. Author: Roman Ivanov #5175

Release 8.3

Breaking backward compatibility:

  • Uppercase letters to be allowed in package names in javadoc. Author: Piyush Sharma #4408
  • Making required arguments mandatory for javadoc tags in grammar. Author: Piyush Sharma #4942

New:

  • NoWhitespaceAfter: do not allow whitespace after '@' sign. Author: Ruslan Iagudin #4410
  • WhitespaceAround: Add support for varargs. Author: Ruslan Iagudin #4157
  • Boolean flag in Javadoc Checks that shows a current Javadoc comment has unclosed HTML tags. Author: Piyush Sharma #3311
  • Add columnCharIndex field to LocalizedMessage. Author: Timur Tibeyev #4998

Bug fixes:

  • IllegalType does not seem to handle multidimensional array types. Author: Ruslan Iagudin #4425
  • ImportOrder: No violation before or after changes for static import list. Author: BBG #5065
  • whitespace after Array type when using a type annotation. Author: Ruslan Iagudin #3300
  • Google Style: Incorrect ParenPad warning. Author: Liam Miller-Cushon #4294
  • NoWhitespaceBefore and empty for loop conditions. Author: Liam Miller-Cushon #5058
  • Remove thread-unsafe context from the AbstractCheck class. Author: Andrew Kuchev #4908
  • Fix order of message parameters in DE translation file. Author: Andreas Kurth #5068
  • Issue with UnusedImports and javadoc usage.. Author: Liam Miller-Cushon #3453
  • @see tag with leading asterisk before arguments lead to parse failure. Author: Piyush Sharma #5035
  • FallThrough check doesn't handle synchronized blocks. Author: Liam Miller-Cushon #5037
  • NoWhitespaceAfterCheck for some array initialization crashes Checkstyle. Author: Ruslan Iagudin #4557

Notes:

  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checks-misc profile to 100%. Author: vasilyeva, Roman Ivanov #4675
  • Pull #5113: enabled eclipse compiler to flag unused exceptions. Author: rnveach #5113
  • config: bump maven-surefire-plugin to 2.20.1. Author: Roman Ivanov
  • Support suppression-xpath element in SuppressionLoader. Author: Timur #4421
  • Checkstyle tests should be named after the class they test and extra validations/helpers should be in a special package. Author: rnveach #5104
  • Expand eclipse compiler to check test code. Author: rnveach #5116
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checks-coding profile to 100%. Author: vasilyeva #5008
  • Add file-stateful and stateless / global stateful check markers. Author: Andrew Kuchev #4883
  • Remove thread-unsafe context from the AbstractFileSetCheck class. Author: Andrew Kuchev #4917
  • Split and Organize Checkstyle inputs by Test. Author: rnveach #3891
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checks-metrics profile to 100%. Author: vasilyeva #5005
  • IllegalType: update documentation to make it clear that LITERAL_NEW is not a target of this Check. Author: Roman Ivanov #5129
  • XpathQueryGenerator should consider tabWith parameter. Author: Timur Tibeyev #4999
  • Increase coverage of JavadocParser and JavadocLexer. Author: Piyush Sharma #4769
  • doc: extend javadoc for JavadocTokenTypes.RULE_TYPES_OFFSET. Author: Roman Ivanov
  • DeclarationOrder: problem with forward references. Author: kazachka #4984
  • Fix up Portuguese messages. Author: Victor Williams Stafusa da Silva #5082
  • Travis failing to execute some item on trusty instances. Author: Roman Ivanov #5086
  • Strive for 100% mutation coverage. Author: Roman Ivanov #3708
  • Eclipse validation is failed with "The type org.eclipse.jdt.annotation.NonNull cannot be resolved". Author: Roman Ivanov #5078
  • find way to launch IntelliJ IDEA inspections from command line. Author: vasilyeva, Roman Ivanov #4682
  • Rename JavadocLexer rule to a more meaningful name. Author: Vladislav Lisetskii #5040
  • Review disabled validations of eclipse compiler. Author: Roman Ivanov #5060
  • Using Eclipse compiler in CI to control 0 Warning level. Author: vasilyeva, Roman Ivanov #2600
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checkstyle-api profile to 100%. Author: vasilyeva #4394
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-check-annotation profile to 100%. Author: Roman Ivanov #4402
  • Launch Sonarqube validation in docker in our CI for each PR validation. Author: vasilyeva #4912
  • doc: remove section about a resolved API issue. Author: Vladislav Lisetskii
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checks-imports profile to 100%. Author: vasylieva #5004
  • made XMLLogger writer final. Author: rnveach #5033
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checkstyle-utils profile to 100%. Author: vasilyeva #4395

Release 8.2

Breaking backward compatibility:

  • JavadocParser: inconsistent AST tree with and without SINGLETON_ELEMENT. Author: Piyush Sharma #3810
  • move AbstractTypeAwareCheck and ClassResolver to javadoc package. Author: rnveach #4676
  • remove deprecated property maxLineLength from LeftCurlyCheck. Author: rnveach #3671
  • remove FileContentsHolder module as FileContents object is available for filters on TreeWalker in TreeWalkerAudit Event. Author: Timur, Roman Ivanov #3573
  • Replace terms in AST Tokens by terms from HTML specification. Author: Piyush Sharma #4448

New:

  • new Check: single line annotation location. Author: kazachka #3440
  • Add HTML5 tags support to Javadoc antlr4 grammar and related classes. Author: Piyush Sharma #3332
  • UnnecessaryParentheses: Reject parentheses around single parameters in lambdas. Author: rnveach #4639
  • Add token type to LocalizedMessage. Author: Timur #4419

Bug fixes:

  • Add (WS | NEWLINE) in proper places for javadoc tags. Author: Piyush Sharma #4934
  • XMLLogger methods should be thread-safe. Author: Andrew Kuchev #4932
  • Javadoc comments containing unescaped Java code with generic types leads to enormous parsing times. Author: Piyush Sharma #4390
  • PackageObjectFactory can't instantiate AuditListeners. Author: rnveach #4742
  • Remove thread-unsafe context from the AbstractJavadocCheck class. Author: Andrew Kuchev #4925
  • SeverityLevelCounter should be thread-safe. Author: Andrew Kuchev #4927
  • JavadocPackageCheck should be thread-safe. Author: Andrew Kuchev #4945
  • Violations should print ID and observe them as unique. Author: Luolc #4607
  • SuppressWarnings triggers RedundantModifier check on enum constructor. Author: rnveach #4846
  • SummaryJavadoc: overlapping messages. Author: rnveach #4798
  • Remove checkstyle_packages.xml from checkstyle. Author: rnveach #3660
  • SummaryJavadoc: doesn't completely ignore inheritDoc tag. Author: rnveach #4744
  • TodoCommentCheck overflows the stack for files with many comments. Author: rnveach #4563
  • RegexpHeader not detecting '\n\n' by regex properly. Author: Vivek Rao #4735
  • ModifiedControlVariableCheck crashes for some nested loops with multiple assignments. Author: rnveach #4630
  • MethodCountCheck: class counts include anonymous methods. Author: rnveach, Roman Ivanov #4539
  • RequireThisCheck: NPE on method from base class with validateOnlyOverlapping off. Author: rnveach #4856
  • TreeWalkerFilter needs to be added to ModuleReflectionUtils. Author: Timur #4843
  • RequireThisCheck: Use and declare a local variable with same name as class variable cause a NPE. Author: rnveach #4777
  • Indentation: multiple try with resource not checked. Author: Vikramaditya Kukreja #3131
  • FinalLocalVariable: false-negative with anonymous class. Author: rnveach #4727

Notes:

  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checkstyle-utils profile to 100%. Author: Roman Ivanov #4395
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checkstyle-api profile to 100%. Author: Roman Ivanov #4394
  • Remove strong, wildcard suppressions in configuration. Author: vasilyeva, Roman Ivanov #4384
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checks-design profile to 100%. Author: vasilyeva #5007
  • Remove usage of javax.xml.bind.DatatypeConverter (removed in Java 9). Author: Oliver Siegmar #5027
  • shippable: unstable execution of pitest for pitest-checkstyle-common profile. Author: Andrew Kuchev, Roman Ivanov #5022
  • Fix documentation for minLineCount property in JavadocMethod. Author: Ruslan Iagudin #4987
  • Using Eclipse compiler in CI to control 0 Warning level. Author: vasilyeva #2600
  • IllegalTypeCheck: split illegalClassNames for short names to prevent runtime modification. Author: rnveach #4947
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checks-whitespace profile to 100%. Author: vasilyeva #5003
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checks-sizes profile to 100%. Author: vasilyeva #4993
  • MainTest.testCreateListenerWithLocationIllegalStateException isn't deleting it's test file anymore. Author: liscju #4842
  • Implement xpath query generator. Author: Timur #4901
  • Implement XpathFilter. Author: Timur #4422
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checks-misc profile to 100%. Author: vasilyeva #4675
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checks-regexp profile to 100%. Author: vasilyeva #4988
  • ReturnCount: enforce max=1 over checkstyle code. Author: Roman Ivanov #3496
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checkstyle-tree-walker profile to 100%. Author: vasilyeva #4398
  • idea: fixing HtmlTagCanBeJavadocTag cause ant build error. Author: vasilyeva #4805
  • AnnotationUseStyleCheck defaults: mismatch between documentation and code. Author: Stephan Schroevers #4966
  • idea: fix ThisEscapedInConstructor idea violation for ImportControl class. Author: vasilyeva #4863
  • idea: twelfth part of idea violations. Author: vasilyeva #4940
  • resolve IDEA inspection BooleanParameter in AbstractModuleTestSupport.createChecker. Author: vasilyeva #4857
  • AuditEventDefaultFormatterTest should not use PowerMockito for testing. Author: rnveach #4931
  • idea: eleventh part of idea violations. Author: vasilyeva, vasylieva, Roman Ivanov #4801
  • avoid boolean parameters for public methods. Author: vasilyeva #4709
  • Mapper of XPath expressions onto AST nodes. Author: Timur #4369
  • disallow java.util.Comparator in import-control. Author: Luolc #4907
  • Custom checks broken with Checkstyle 8.0. Author: rnveach #4885
  • Split BaseCheckTestSupport into AbstractPathTestSupport, AbstractModuleTestSupport, and AbstractTreeTestSupport. Author: rnveach, Subbu Dantu #4592
  • idea: ninth part of idea violations. Author: vasilyeva #4707
  • idea: fifth part of idea violations. Author: vasilyeva #4726
  • idea: add messages to all asserts. Author: vasilyeva #4808
  • wercker: NoErrorTest on sevntu with checkstyle's snapshot. Author: Roman Ivanov #4829
  • Improve Error Handling for Javadoc Parsing. Author: Piyush Sharma #4717
  • idea: add initial capacities to StringBuffer. Author: Roman Ivanov #4812
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checkstyle-main profile to 100%. Author: vasilyeva #4399
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-check-annotation profile to 100%. Author: vasilyeva #4402

Release 8.1

Breaking backward compatibility:

  • Make SuppressionCommentFilter and SuppressWithNearbyCommentFilter children of TreeWalker. Author: Timur #4714
  • remove AbstractComplexityCheck, AbstractIllegalCheck, AbstractIllegalMethodCheck, AbstractNestedDepthCheck. Author: vasilyeva #4749
  • ImportControl: Remove deprecated 'url' property. Author: Dmytro Kytsmen #3578
  • remove deprecated AbstractDeclarationCollector, AbstractFormatCheck, AbstractOptionCheck. Author: Dmytro Kytsmen #4677
  • FileText should not extends AbstractList. Author: Timur #3034
  • Move DetailAST log away from AbstractViolationReporter. Author: rnveach #3574
  • api: LocalizedMessages class should be removed. Author: Andrei Selkin #3545

Bug fixes:

  • SummaryJavadoc: no violation on absent summary and on javadoc where '.' is used not as end of sentence. Author: Sagar #3907
  • MethodCountCheck with wrong tokens crashes Checkstyle. Author: rnveach #4556
  • UnusedImportsCheck does not detect parameter types in javadoc block tags. Author: Brent Plump #4606
  • UnusedImports processJavadoc fails with javadoc tags that span lines. Author: Nathan Naze #2840
  • some messages are still hardcoded in english. Author: Subbu Dantu #3110
  • EmptyBlock: NPE on annotation declaration. Author: Andrew Kuchev #4472

Notes:

  • idea: tenth part of idea violations. Author: vasilyeva, vasylieva #4725
  • idea: sixth part of idea violations. Author: vasilyeva #4724
  • idea: seventh part of idea violations. Author: vasilyeva #4722
  • idea: fifth part of idea violations. Author: vasilyeva #4726
  • idea: eleventh part of idea violations. Author: vasilyeva #4801
  • Split BaseCheckTestSupport into AbstractPathTestSupport, AbstractModuleTestSupport, and AbstractTreeTestSupport. Author: Subbu Dantu #4592
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-check-header profile to 100%. Author: vasilyeva #4401
  • activate IntelliJ IDEA inspection InterfaceMayBeAnnotatedFunctional. Author: vasilyeva #3435
  • idea: ninth part of idea violations. Author: vasilyeva #4707
  • spelling: Fix German translation. Author: FriedrichFroebel
  • Increase coverage of JavadocParser and JavadocLexer. Author: Vladislav Lisetskii #4769
  • idea: third part of violations. Author: vasilyeva #4713
  • idea: fourth part of idea violations. Author: vasilyeva #4723
  • Split and Organize Checkstyle inputs by Test for checks in 'regexp' package. Author: Dmytro Kytsmen #4585
  • spelling: fix typo in docs. Author: Vladislav Lisetskii
  • add vavr library to our regression testing. Author: Roman Ivanov #4363
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checkstyle-filters profile to 100%. Author: vasilyeva #4396
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checkstyle-api profile to 100%. Author: vasilyeva, vasylieva #4394
  • idea: second part of violations. Author: vasilyeva #4708
  • Enable IntelliJ IDEA inspection: 'throw' inside 'finally' block. Author: vasilyeva #3301
  • idea: eights part of idea violations. Author: vasilyeva #4711
  • MT mode: IntelliJ inspection violations. Author: Andrew Kuchev #4700
  • Split and Organize Checkstyle inputs for MainTests to 'main' folder. Author: Dmytro Kytsmen #4588
  • UniquePropertiesCheck.getLineNumber should be private. Author: BBG #4694
  • suppress NewlineAtEndOfFile on all internal javadoc files. Author: Dmytro Kytsmen #4702
  • Split and Organize Checkstyle inputs by Test for checks in 'ant' package. Author: Subbu Dantu #4686
  • Split and Organize Checkstyle inputs by Test for checks in header package. Author: BBG, Dmytro Kytsmen #4365
  • review all suppressed IntelliJ IDEA inspections with comment 'till ...'. Author: Roman Ivanov #4681
  • Split and Organize Checkstyle inputs by Test for checks in 'javadoc' package. Author: BBG #4586
  • LeftCurlyCheck: clarify behavior of 'nlow' option after removal of 'maxLineLength'. Author: Roman Ivanov #3855
  • Avoid usage of getLines method from FileText. Author: Timur #4641
  • reevaluate tokens in google config for SeparatorWrapCheck. Author: kazachka #3752
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checks-misc profile to 100%. Author: Roman Ivanov #4675
  • Split and Organize Checkstyle inputs by Test for checks in 'checks' package. Author: Dmytro Kytsmen #4587
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checkstyle-tree-walker profile to 100%. Author: rnveach, vasilyeva #4398
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checkstyle-main profile to 100%. Author: vasilyeva #4399
  • ConfigurationLoaderTest::testIncorrectTag is flaky. Author: rnveach #4664
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checkstyle-utils profile to 100%. Author: vasilyeva #4395
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checkstyle-common profile to 100%. Author: vasilyeva, vasylieva #4400
  • refactoring: CodeSelectorPModel do double copy of collection in c-tor. Author: Dmytro Kytsmen #3555
  • Split and Organize Checkstyle inputs by Test for checks in 'metrics' package. Author: Subbu Dantu #4575
  • Restore wercker CIs that have custom Checks. Author: rnveach #4582
  • Fix PMD violations for test code in Checkstyle. Author: vasylieva #877
  • Build fails on cobertura:check goal. Author: Roman Ivanov #4450
  • Add multi thread mode to checkstyle launcher. Author: Andrew Kuchev #4370

Release 8.0

Breaking backward compatibility:

  • api changes: make getAcceptableTokens/getRequiredTokens/getDefaultTokens methods as abstract in Check.java. Author: rnveach #605
  • deprecate Checker.setClassloader , replace with Checker.setClassLoader. Author: Roman Ivanov #922
  • Remove deprecated Check class. Author: rnveach #4541
  • CheckstyleAntTask: substitude setConfig(File) with setConfig(String). Author: Michael Diamond #4449
  • remove deprecated getFilename method from FileContents. Author: Subbu Dantu #3666
  • rename STMT in BlockOption class to STATEMENT. Author: Subbu Dantu #4035
  • Remove unnecessary text from Javadoc tokens. Author: Piyush Sharma #3796
  • Cache conflict between Maven/Ant and Eclipse/CLI run. Author: rnveach #3566

New:

  • MethodCountCheck: add ANNOTATION_DEF to tokens to avoid NPE. Author: Roman Ivanov #4534

Bug fixes:

  • some messages are still hardcoded in english. Author: Subbu Dantu, Roman Ivanov #3110
  • MethodCountCheck: wrong counting with nested interface definition. Author: rnveach #4540
  • Indentation: custom annotation not checked. Author: Vikramaditya Kukreja #3134
  • Javadoc is not parsed correctly in files with only CR newlines. Author: Piyush Sharma #2329
  • CLI Javadoc tree printing does not check placement of Javadoc. Author: Piyush Sharma #4405
  • Javadoc parser: custom tags content should not be parsed as HTML. Author: Piyush Sharma #4164

Notes:

  • pmd: fix all the remained. Author: vasilyeva #4567
  • Localized UTs are not stable on Travis. Author: Roman Ivanov #4316
  • Add since version to Checkstyle documentation. Author: rnveach #4475
  • Fix PMD violations for test code in Checkstyle. Author: vasilyeva, vasylieva #877
  • Split and Organize Checkstyle inputs by Test for checks in 'indentation' package. Author: Subbu Dantu #4538
  • Use Spotbugs tool in our build process. Author: vasylieva #4373
  • pmd: enable validation on IT java sources. Author: vasilyeva, vasylieva #4500
  • upgrade maven-pmd-plugin to version 3.8. Author: vasylieva #4342
  • Split and Organize Checkstyle inputs by Test for checks in imports package. Author: Subbu Dantu #4437
  • Refactor Javadoc AST Tests. Author: Piyush Sharma #4381
  • pmd: fix JUnitAssertionsShouldIncludeMessage violations in test classes. Author: vasilyeva #4516
  • pmd: fix TestClassWithoutTestCases violations in test classes. Author: vasilyeva #4518
  • pmd: fix UselessOverridingMethod violations in test classes. Author: vasilyeva #4488
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checkstyle-utils profile to 100%. Author: vasilyeva, vasylieva #4395
  • refactoring: remove 'final' modifier from all arguments of method/c-tor at ImportControlCheck and around. Author: sharang108 #4353
  • pmd: fix AppendCharacterWithChar violations in test classes. Author: vasylieva #4494
  • pmd: fix InsufficientStringBufferDeclaration violations in test classes. Author: vasylieva #4491
  • pmd: fix UncommentedEmptyMethodBody violations in test classes. Author: vasylieva #4495
  • pmd: fix LoggerIsNotStaticFinal violations in test classes. Author: vasylieva #4490
  • pmd: fix NcssMethodCount violations in test classes. Author: vasylieva #4496
  • pmd: fix JUnit4TestShouldUseTestAnnotation violations in test classes. Author: vasylieva #4489
  • pmd: fix ConfusingTernary violations in test classes. Author: vasylieva #4493
  • pmd: fix CommentDefaultAccessModifier violations in test classes. Author: vasylieva #4492
  • pmd: fix CheckstyleCustomShortVariable violations in test classes. Author: vasylieva #4497
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checkstyle-common profile to 100%. Author: vasilyeva, vasylieva, Roman Ivanov #4400
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checkstyle-api profile to 100%. Author: vasylieva #4394
  • pitest: increase mutation coverage for pitest-checkstyle-tree-walker profile to 100%. Author: vasilyeva #4398
  • Split and Organize Checkstyle inputs by Test for checks in header package. Author: sharang108 #4365
Old Release Notes 6.0 through 7.8