New PMD Rules

Updated 1 day ago by Copado Solutions

Copado now supports PMD version 6.30. As part of this upgrade, a new rule has been added to the default RuleSet while others have been deprecated:

  • New rule: OperationWithLimitsInLoop.
  • Deprecated rules: AvoidDmlStatementsInLoops, AvoidSoqlInLoops and AvoidSoslInLoops.

In order to ensure the rules are updated, follow the steps below.

To add the new rule:

  1. Navigate to Setup > Object Manager > Static Code Analysis Rule.
  2. Go to Fields & Relationships and click on Rule Name.
  3. Scroll down to Values and click on New to add the new rule.
  4. Add the new rule name as a picklist value (note that this name is case sensitive).
  5. Once you have added the new picklist value, go to the Static Code Analysis Setting record and create static code analysis rules for the new value added:
    1. Go to the Static Code Analysis Settings record.
    2. Navigate to the Static Code Analysis Rules related list and click on New to create a new rule:
    3. Select the name of the rule you have added in the Rule Name field.
    4. Add a priority. You can use the one defined by PMD in their documentation or define a custom priority that suits you better.
    5. Enter a message.
    6. Click on Save.

To delete the deprecated rules:

  1. Navigate to the Static Code Analysis Settings record.
  2. Go to the Static Code Analysis Rules related list.
  3. Click on the drop-down menu next to each of the relevant rules to delete them.


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