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Meet detekt, a static code analysis tool for the Kotlin programming language. It operates on the abstract syntax tree provided by the Kotlin compiler.

[detekt in action](docs/images/detekt_in_action.png "detekt in action")

Features

  • Code smell analysis for your Kotlin projects
  • Complexity reports based on lines of code, cyclomatic complexity and amount of code smells
  • Highly configurable rule sets
  • Suppression of findings with Kotlin's @Suppress and Java's @SuppressWarnings annotations
  • Specification of quality gates which will break your build
  • Code Smell baseline and whitelisting for legacy projects
  • Gradle plugin for code analysis via Gradle builds
  • Gradle tasks to use local IntelliJ distribution for formatting and inspecting Kotlin code
  • SonarQube integration
  • Extensibility by enabling incorporation of personal rule sets, FileProcessListener's and OutputReport's
  • IntelliJ integration
  • Unofficial Maven plugin by Ozsie

Project Website

Visit the project website for installation guides, release notes, migration guides, rule descriptions and configuration options.

Quick Start ...

with command-line interface

  • git clone https://github.com/arturbosch/detekt
  • cd detekt
  • ./gradlew build shadowJar
  • java -jar detekt-cli/build/libs/detekt-cli-[version]-all.jar --help

with gradle

Gradle 4.9+ is required:

buildscript {
    repositories {
        jcenter()
    }
}

plugins {
    id("io.gitlab.arturbosch.detekt").version("[version]")
}

detekt {
    toolVersion = "[version]"
    input = files("src/main/kotlin")
    filters = ".*/resources/.*,.*/build/.*"
    baseline = file("my-detekt-baseline.xml") // Just if you want to create a baseline file.
}

See bintray for releases and artifactory for snapshots.

Adding more rule sets

detekt itself provides a wrapper over KtLint as a formatting rule set which can be easily added to the gradle configuration:

dependencies {
    detektPlugins "io.gitlab.arturbosch.detekt:detekt-formatting:[version]"
}

Likewise custom extensions can be added to detekt.

Contributors

If you contributed to detekt but your name is not in the list, please feel free to add yourself to it!

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