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[apex] Add OneDeclarationPerStatement rule #1315

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jeffhube commented Aug 21, 2018

Please, prefix the PR title with the language it applies to within brackets, such as [java] or [apex]. If not specific to a language, you can use [core]

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PR Description:

This PR adds the OneDeclarationPerStatement rule to apex. It applies to field declarations (inside classes) and variable declarations (inside methods).

Integer a, b;   // not recommended

Integer a;      // preferred approach
Integer b;

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pmd-test commented Aug 21, 2018

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📖 No java rules are changed!

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@jeffhube jeffhube force-pushed the jeffhube:onedeclaration branch from 82e7131 to a417612 Aug 21, 2018

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oowekyala Aug 21, 2018


I'd find it more readable to use the count function, e.g. FieldDeclarationStatements[count(FieldDeclaration) > 1], and to put the two alternatives on separate lines

@@ -149,6 +149,35 @@ public class Foo {

<rule name="OneDeclarationPerStatement"
message="Use one line for each declaration, it enhances code readability."

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oowekyala Aug 21, 2018


Maybe "use one statement for each declaration"?


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jeffhube commented Aug 22, 2018

Fixed, should I include the changes to the autogenerated docs in this PR?


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jsotuyod commented Aug 23, 2018

@jeffhube no need to! The CI build will do so and push back to the repo. Thanks for the PR!

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jsotuyod commented Aug 27, 2018

For consistency, we may want to rename this and tune the rule to be equivalent to Java's OneDeclarationPerLine. I'll do it before merging.

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@jsotuyod jsotuyod merged commit 780a9e5 into pmd:master Aug 27, 2018

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