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JDepend Analytics for NetBeans IDE

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JDepend Analytics for NetBeans IDE

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JDepend traverses Java class file directories and generates design quality metrics for each Java package. JDepend allows you to automatically measure the quality of a design in terms of its extensibility, reusability, and maintainability to manage package dependencies effectively.

Right now, the plugin doesn't do much besides drawing the graph. Suggestions for enhancements are more than welcome.

Get the latest release here.

This plugin simply uses JDepend to create a report based on the selected project. It'll generate a jdepend folder in the project's root folder with a report in xml format, a dot file and an image generated from the dot file using Graphviz.

Requirements: GraphViz needs to installed, for image generation.

For details, go to JDepend website.

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