The PMD plugin performs quality checks on your project’s Java source files using PMD and generates reports from these checks.
To use the PMD plugin, include the following in your build script:
The plugin adds a number of tasks to the project that perform the quality checks. You can execute the checks by running
Note that PMD will run with the same Java version used to run Gradle.
The PMD plugin adds the following tasks to the project:
Table 64.1. PMD plugin - tasks
The PMD plugin adds the following dependencies to tasks defined by the Java plugin.
Table 64.2. PMD plugin - additional task dependencies
|Task name||Depends on|
All PMD tasks, including
The PMD plugin adds the following dependency configurations:
Table 64.3. PMD plugin - dependency configurations
The PMD libraries to use
PmdExtension class in the API documentation.