Java News from Tuesday, May 11, 2004

TRIEMAX Software has released Jalopy 1.1, a $40 payware source code formatter for Java It includes Plug-ins for Ant, Eclipse/WSAD, IDEA, JBuilder, JDeveloper, jEdit and NetBeans/Sun ONE Studio, but can also be used as a stand-alone tool. New fefatures in version 1.1 include Java 1.5 support, configurable method sorting via custom Javadoc tags, Javadoc templates for Getters/Setters, and customizable comment removal. Java 1.3 or later is required.

Ralph Jocham has posted version 0.97 of JCSC (Java Coding Standard Checker), a configurable tool for checking Java source code for adherence to standard conding conventions such as naming conventions, code structure, class size, and line length. Version 0.97 fixes bugs, enhances the Ant task, and adds a plugin for the IntelliJ IDEA 4.x. JCSC is published under the GPL. Java 1.3 or later is required.