Java News from Sunday, February 29, 2004

Aqris Software has posted an early access release (i.e. a beta) of RefactorIT 2.0 , a $295 payware tool that   can read Java source code and rewrite it by means of automated refactorings such as Rename Field/Method/Variable/Class/Package, Extract Method or Move Type. RefactorIT can be run standalone or installed as an add-in to IDEs like NetBeans, Forte, JDeveloper, and JBuilder (but apparenlty not Eclipse or IDEA). New refactorings in version 2.0 include:

RefactorIT can also perform static analysis of code and calculate various metrics.