The JDepend Plugin

The JDepend plugin performs quality checks on your project’s source files using JDepend and generates reports from these checks.

Usage

To use the JDepend plugin, include the following in your build script:

Example: Using the JDepend plugin

build.gradle

apply plugin: 'jdepend'

The plugin adds a number of tasks to the project that perform the quality checks. You can execute the checks by running gradle check.

Note that JDepend will run with the same Java version used to run Gradle.

Tasks

The JDepend plugin adds the following tasks to the project:

JDepend plugin - tasks

Task name Depends on Type Description

jdependMain

classes

JDepend

Runs JDepend against the production Java source files.

jdependTest

testClasses

JDepend

Runs JDepend against the test Java source files.

jdependSourceSet

sourceSetClasses

JDepend

Runs JDepend against the given source set’s Java source files.

The JDepend plugin adds the following dependencies to tasks defined by the Java plugin.

JDepend plugin - additional task dependencies

Task name Depends on

check

All JDepend tasks, including jdependMain and jdependTest.

Dependency management

The JDepend plugin adds the following dependency configurations:

JDepend plugin - dependency configurations

Name Meaning

jdepend

The JDepend libraries to use

Configuration

See the JDependExtension class in the API documentation.