1.1.4

Core

  • Upgraded to Neo4j 2.3.7

  • Added support for array properties in reports (e.g. HTML)

Plugins

Common

  • Added support for using file patterns (file.include and file.exclude) for scanner plugins.

Java

  • Added attribute "weight" to DEPENDS_ON relations between types

  • Fixed a bug where redundant and cyclic DECLARES relations have been created between outer and their inner classes

  • Annotation nodes are now also labeled with "Java"

  • Fixed a bug with where type resolution created multiple nodes when scanning directories with java:classpath scope

  • Added constant values for fields

JavaEE6

  • Fixed a bug where 'Package' label has not been added to for packages located in the WEB-INF/classes folder of a WAR file

  • Fixed a bug where scanning a WAR file create duplicate nodes for types located in /WEB-INF/classes folder

GraphML

  • Fixed a bug where sub graphs have not been evaluated properly

XML

  • Added file pattern support (xml.file.include and xml.file.exclude) for specifying XML documents without a native scanner plugin. == 1.1.3

Core

  • Upgraded to Neo4j 2.3.3

  • Added support for severity on groups

  • Upgraded the XML schema for rules and plugins to 1.1 keeping backward compatibility to their 1.0 versions

  • Added rule specific report properties

  • Allow selection of a specific report type per rule

Maven

  • Added configuration property 'useExecutionRootAsProjectRoot' for reactors with incomplete parent hierarchies

  • Added configuration property 'executeAppliedConcepts' for repeated execution of concepts that have already been applied before (to ease development of concepts)

  • Added configuration property 'continueOnError' to continue scanning even if a plugin fails with an unrecoverable error

CLI

  • Added command line switch '-executeAppliedConcepts' (same functionality as for Maven plugin)

  • Added command line switch '-continueOnError' to continue scanning even if a plugin fails with an unrecoverable error

Plugins

Java

  • Added an attribute 'sourceFileName' to Java types representing the name of the file the class has been compiled from.

  • Fixed a bug to add a label 'Java' to nodes representing Java packages (e.g. :Java:Package)

GraphML

  • Replaced report plugin property "graphml.report.yedgraphml" with "graphml.report.decorator" which specifies the name of a class implementing the 'GraphMLDecorator' interface for layouting a graph (default: YedGraphMLDecorator)

JPA2

  • Fixed concept "jpa2:NamedQuery" to also support @NamedQuery annotations which are directly applied to an entity (e.g. without surrounding @NamedQueries)

JUnit

  • Added label "JUnit" to all nodes created by the test report scanner (e.g. ":JUnit:TestSuite", ":JUnit:TestCase")

  • Test report scanner now creates (:JUnit:TestCase)-[:HAS_FAILURE]→(:JUnit:Failure) and (:JUnit:TestCase)-[:HAS_ERROR]→(:JUnit:Error) providing detail information for test cases that have a result "FAILURE" or "ERROR"

SonarQube

  • Split-up of provisioning of rules into two mutually exclusive plugins "projectrules" (rules are defined within the Maven project) and "sonarrules" (administration of rules within SonarQube)

  • Migrated jQAssistant SonarQube plugins to support SonarQube 4.x/5.1.x (Note: compatibility with 3.x has been dropped)

1.1.2

Core

  • Upgraded to Neo4j 2.3.2

Integrated Server

  • do not create "neo4j-home" in working directory when starting the integrated server

Plugins

YAML

  • No :YAML:Value node created for non-existing value anymore.

Maven

  • added a relation HAS_EFFECTIVE_MODEL from :Maven:Project to :Maven:Pom nodes representing the effective (i.e. interpolated) model of a Maven project containing all resolved dependencies, plugins, etc. == 1.1.1

Core

  • Upgraded to Neo4j 2.3.1

  • If a rule could not be executed the file name containing it is now part of the error message

  • Fixed rendering of an overridden severity for reporting a violation

Maven

  • fixed a bug where analyze and server goals were not executed at the end of a multi-module reactor if one of the modules defined the property "jqassistant.skip"

Plugins

Common

  • Use Apache commons compress for handling ZIP files for more robust handling of different encodings

Java

  • If an artifact requires a Java type (i.e. an external class reference) then an existing node of that type which is already required by a dependency will be re-used to reduce the number of generated nodes and avoid duplicates

  • Fixed concept dependency:Artifact to create unique relations

  • Fixed a problem that occurred while scanning invalid class files

JPA2

  • added support for scanning persistence.xml v2.1 documents

Maven

  • Fixed a problem that occurred where while scanning a reduced pom.xml file generated by the Maven shade plugin

1.1.0

Core

  • Groups may be defined in AsciiDoc documents

  • Make sure that ids used for concepts, constraints or groups are unique nevertheless if they have been defined in XML or AsciiDoc documents

  • Upgraded to Neo4j 2.2.7

  • For plugin developers: marked the descriptor com.buschmais.jqassistant.core.store.api.model.NamedDescriptor as deprecated and replaced it by com.buschmais.jqassistant.plugin.common.api.model.NamedDescriptor, plugin implementations should use this type

Maven

  • Reset store (i.e. database) while building the root module of a project (was: execution root of Maven reactor)

  • Added serverAddress and serverPort parameters to jqassistant:server goal

CLI

  • Added serverAddress and serverPort parameters to server task

  • Fixed a problem that .adoc files containing rules have not been evaluated

Plugins

Common

  • All ZIP archives (i.e. ZIP, JAR, WAR and EAR) are now labeled with "Zip"

GraphML

  • Added plugin which provides a GraphML export for the results of executed concepts, includes support for virtual elements (sub graphs, nodes, relationships)

JUnit

  • Fixed an exception which has been logged during Maven build while parsing surefire and failsafe reports

Maven Repository

  • Resolve the POM model to provide full information about dependencies, plugins, etc.

  • Added properties for filtering artifacts while scanning

  • Added a relation CONTAINS_POM from the repository to each contained POM model (:Maven:Pom:Xml)

Tycho

  • Upgraded scanner plugin to to Tycho 0.23.1 to fix compatibility issues

URL

YAML

  • Added plugin which provides a scanner for YAML files

Documentation

  • Added an example to demonstrate using rules in AsciiDoc documents == 1.0.0

Core

Store

  • Upgraded to Neo4j 2.2.1

Analysis

  • added explicit verification strategies for executable rules

  • clarified behavor of concepts and constraints regarding to configured severities

Maven

  • Fixed problems of report goal in site lifecycle

  • Allow Maven plugin to be configured as build extension

Plugins

Java

  • Scanner adds a property "md5" containing the hash sum to each scanned class.

  • Scanner adds a property "byteCodeVersion" to each scanned class and "cyclomaticComplexity" to each scanned method

  • Added a new concept "java:JavaVersion": Set a human readable property "javaVersion" on a class file based on its byte code version

  • Referenced types are now also resolved using the transitive dependencies of the containing artifact

RDBMS

  • Database schemas may be scanned from the command line without creating a specific property file

Plugin API

  • ReportPlugin#setResult now takes a 'Result<? extends ExecutableRule>' as parameter (instead of 'Result<? extends Rule>')

XML

  • Prevent online schema lookups for DTDs while parsing documents

1.0.0-RC1

Core

General

  • reduced amount of log messages printed on the console while running

Scanner

  • introduced pluggable scopes for identifying file and url types, e.g. 'maven:repository' or 'java:classpath'

Rules

  • added support for writing rules using AsciiDoc

  • added support for rules written in script languages (e.g. Ruby, Groovy, JavaScript etc.) using the Java Scripting API (JSR-223)

Maven plugin

  • minimum requirement has been changed to Apache Maven 3.2.x

  • added support for scopes: scope element in scanIncludes and a new goal available-scopes

  • allow multi-threaded maven builds

Command line

  • added command line support for scopes, e.g. scan -f java:classpath::/My/ClassPath/

Plugins

Facelet

  • added facelet plugin providing a scanner for JSF 2.x XHTML based views

Java

  • scanner adds DEPENDS_ON relations between Java types during scan, the corresponding concepts have been removed

  • referenced Java types are only resolved within the same artifact or dependencies thereof, unresolvable types will be referenced by a REQUIRES relation from the artifact.

Java EE 6

  • added scanners for EAR archives and application.xml descriptors

  • added scanners for WAR archives and web.xml descriptors

JUnit

  • renamed JUnit4 plugin to JUnit as it also contains rules for JUnit3

  • added a concept 'junit4:SuiteClass'

  • added a group 'junit4:Default' including all defined constraints for JUnit4

Maven

  • added a plugin for scanning pom.xml files providing access to dependency management, plugins, profiles, etc.

Maven Repository

  • added Maven 2 Repository plugin (m2repo) containing a scanner for incremental scans of remote repositories

RDBMS

  • added RDBMS plugin containing a scanner to import schema metadata from relational databases

TestNG

  • added TestNG plugin containing concepts

XML

  • added XML plugin containing a generic scanner for XML files

Plugin API

  • added annotation @Requires for scanner plugins to build dependency chains

  • added mandatory "name" attribute to jqassistant-plugin element of jqassistant-plugin.xml descriptors

  • moved file related model classes from package 'c.b.j.core.store.api.model' to 'c.b.j.plugin.common.api.model' == 1.0.0-M4

General

  • license changed from ASL 2.0 to GPLv3 to solve compatibility issues with Neo4j community edition

Core

Scanner

  • major performance improvements, especially for larger projects

  • all scanned files are represented with a file label, even if no scanner actually accepts the file type

  • a public API for scanner plugins is now provided, an example for SCV files is available in the documentation

Analysis

  • constraints and concepts provide a severity

Maven plugin

  • added support for additional scan directories (scanDirectories) and rule directories (rulesDirectories)

  • added 'skip' property for excluding single modules from scan

  • renamed property 'failOnConstraintViolations' to 'failOnViolations'

  • include JUnit test reports in scan

  • better support for multi-module projects

Command line

  • added downloadable distribution providing a standalone CLI including shell scripts for Windows and Unix compatible systems

Sonar

  • provide all plugins of jQAssistant distribution in sonar plugin

Plugins

Java

  • added scanner support for Java 8 bytecode

  • new concepts for throwable types are now provided

Java 8

  • added concepts for functional interfaces and default methods

JUnit4

  • new concepts for lifecycle annotations (@Before, @After, @BeforeClass, @AfterClass)

  • new concepts for JUnit3 tests

  • split up of concept "junit4:TestClassOrMethod" into "junit4:TestClass" and "junit4:TestMethod"

  • added constraints for unit tests

CDI

  • new plugin containing a scanner for beans.xml descriptors, concepts and constrains

Documentation

  • explanation of rule types added (concepts, constraints, groups)

  • an example is provided for distributing plugins containing rules