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Best Practices

Rules which enforce generally accepted best practices.
  • TomKytesDespair: “WHEN OTHERS THEN NULL” hides all errors - (Re)RAISE an exception or call RAISE_APPLICATION_ERROR

Codestyle

Rules which enforce a specific coding style.
  • MisplacedPragma: Oracle states that the PRAQMA AUTONOMOUS_TRANSACTION must be in the declaration block,but the cod…

Design

Rules that help you discover design issues.
  • CyclomaticComplexity: Complexity directly affects maintenance costs is determined by the number of decision points in a…
  • ExcessiveMethodLength: When methods are excessively long this usually indicates that the method is doing more than itsna…
  • ExcessiveObjectLength: Excessive object line lengths are usually indications that the object may be burdened with excess…
  • ExcessivePackageBodyLength: Excessive class file lengths are usually indications that the class may be burdened with excessiv…
  • ExcessivePackageSpecificationLength: Excessive class file lengths are usually indications that the class may be burdened with excessiv…
  • ExcessiveParameterList: Methods with numerous parameters are a challenge to maintain, especially if most of them share th…
  • ExcessiveTypeLength: Excessive class file lengths are usually indications that the class may be burdened with excessiv…
  • NcssMethodCount: This rule uses the NCSS (Non-Commenting Source Statements) algorithm to determine the number of l…
  • NcssObjectCount: This rule uses the NCSS (Non-Commenting Source Statements) algorithm to determine the number of l…
  • NPathComplexity: The NPath complexity of a method is the number of acyclic execution paths through that method.A t…
  • TooManyFields: Classes that have too many fields can become unwieldy and could be redesigned to have fewer field…
  • TooManyMethods: A package or type with too many methods is probably a good suspect for refactoring, in order to r…

Error Prone

Rules to detect constructs that are either broken, extremely confusing or prone to runtime errors.

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