20-April-2015 - 5.3.1
- Language Java, ruleset design.xml: The rule “UseSingleton” has been renamed to “UseUtilityClass”. See also bugs #1059 and #1339.
- #53: Fix some NullPointerExceptions
- #1332: False Positive: UnusedPrivateMethod
- #1333: Error while processing Java file with Lambda expressions
- #1337: False positive “Avoid throwing raw exception types” when exception is not thrown
- #1338: The pmd-java8 POM bears the wrong parent module version