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What is Checkstyle ?

It is a development tool to help programmers write Java code that adheres to a coding standard. It automates the process of checking Java code to spare humans of this boring (but important) task. This makes it ideal for projects that want to enforce a coding standard.
Checkstyle is a tool in the Code Review category of a tech stack.
Checkstyle is an open source tool with 4.7K GitHub stars and 7K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Checkstyle 's open source repository on GitHub

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8 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Checkstyle .

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Joshua Dean Küpper
Joshua Dean Küpper
CEO at Scrayos UG (haftungsbeschränkt) · | 6 upvotes · 982 views
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We use Checkstyle for all of our Java projects to perform the linting. The setup was very easy and there are amazing integrations into all IDEs. What also came in very handy was that we could start off with just a basic set of rules and tighten the linting-rules step-by-step, continously improving the readability and uniformity of our codebase.

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Checkstyle Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Checkstyle ?
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Checkstyle
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Checkmarx
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Checkstyle 's Followers
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