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Ravi Kiran Va
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Hi , Can you please

What is the difference between the Find Bugs and the PMD tool .

Means when to use FindBugs and when to use PMD Tool .

 
Adam Michalik
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PMD analyzes the source code while Findbugs analyzes the compiled class files. Both look for quite different types of mistakes, so it's good to use both of them in your project.
 
Ravi Kiran Va
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Thank you .
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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