Java News from Wednesday, July 6, 2005

Ralph Jocham has posted version 0.98 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 0.98 adds support for Java 5.. Also, the rules editor can now be launched via Java Web Start. JCSC is published under the GPL. Java 1.3 or later is required.

Websina has released BugZero 4.1.2, a $1299 payware (+$300 for maintenance) Web-based bug tracking system that supports multiple projects, group-based access, automatic bug assignment, file attachment, email notification, and metric reports. Bug Zero is written in Java and can run on top of various backend databases including MySQL. 4.1.2 fixes bugs and improves logging and configurability.

Nathan Fiedler has released version 2.36 of JSwat, a graphical, stand-alone Java debugger built on top of the Java Platform Debugger Architecture. Features include breakpoints, source code viewing, single-stepping, watching variables, viewing stack frames, and printing variables. Version 2.36 better supports JSP and other non-Java languages. JSwat is published under the GPL.