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PMD tool for Bug Tracking

RaviNada Kiran
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Can anybody please tell me what is the abbrevation of PMD .

This was a nice scan tool . But i can't find the full form of it .


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Ulf Dittmer
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Check out the "What does 'PMD' mean?" link on the PMD SourceForge page.


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RaviNada Kiran
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I can't find it on their website also .
Ananth Chellathurai
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You can find it from here http://pmd.sourceforge.net/meaning.html.

Hope this helps.

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RaviNada Kiran
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Anath , Thanks its really funny

one more query can PMD be used for Web Applications .

Because when i tried it in desktop application a simple JDBC program,where i didn't close the Connection and statement and PMD indicated this .

But when ran the same program in a JSP ,PMD did not show anything related to it.

so can PMD be used for Web Applications .??
Ulf Dittmer
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http://pmd.sourceforge.net/jspsupport.html explains why that is. I can understand the rationale, because well-designed web apps should not contain any Java code in JSPs.
RaviNada Kiran
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Great point ulf , without your support i may spend atleast 6-7 hrs to find the reason for this.

Thank you very much.
 
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