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In a complicated java project, having a visual image of dependencies between classes or between Java packages is very useful. Architects and senior developers can review the dependencies to make sure the project is implemented following the design.
- Use Update site URL: https://dl.bintray.com/tha/eclipserepo/
- Or download offline: download plugin from https://dl.bintray.com/tha/eclipserepo/plugins/org.freejava.dependencyvi... and save it to eclipse/dropins/ folder
- Existing Eclipse with Zest plugin installed.
Select some classes or Java packages, right click and choose "View Package Dependency"/"View Outbound Package Dependency"/"View Class Dependency"/"View Outbound Class Dependency". A dependency graph will be displayed for the selected packages/classes. Then you can arrange nodes in the graph with your mouse or select nodes and use Delete key to delete unwanted nodes from the graph.
Tested with Eclipse 3.6 to 3.7 but it should run well on older versions of Eclipse.
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Submitted by fricciuow on Thu, 2016-12-15 10:14
No repository found at svn.codespot.com/a/eclipselabs.org/free-plugins/trunk/site/.
Submitted by Thai Ha on Sat, 2016-12-31 00:50
Thanks for the feedback. I have updated the URL. Please try again.
Submitted by Premysl Stastny on Fri, 2016-07-15 02:04
I am getting the error, that no repository found at ****
Submitted by Aida Hota on Wed, 2014-05-07 09:01
Installed, tried, Eclipse hangs. Waste of time
Submitted by mark rozhin on Fri, 2014-04-04 13:43
Don't bother. Installed OK, but no output and no indication of why.
Submitted by sam on Thu, 2014-02-27 06:01
I have installed plug ins mentioned here.
But still in eclipse i am not able to enable View Class Dependancy.
Please send me all possible solutions.
Submitted by Eli K on Tue, 2013-10-08 10:13
I've just installed the pluging on eclipse Juno using the marketplace install.
Clicked 'view package dependencies' on one of the packages - blank window
Clicked 'view package dependencies' on a project - eclipse hangs for a few minutes (spinning wheel), then becomes unresponsive
This is a rather large project, but I cannot wait minutes for this to happen without eclipse
Submitted by Stuart Clayton on Sun, 2012-06-17 03:08
This version of the tool has two serious weaknesses that make it impossible to use effectively.
One weakness is that the menu actions ("View class dependency" and "View package dependency") are executed in the eclipse UI thread. The workspace hangs for several minutes until the results have been calculated - or until it crashes because the heap has been exhausted, which just now happened as I was writing these comments.
Another weakness is that the initial layout algorithm chosen seems to be "show all nodes jumbled together". The user gets one layout, and that's it.
This tool is a *viewer*. Its usefulness depends entirely on whether it helps the user to find some presentation for hist graph that he can interpret. It is not enough to show just any layout and leave the user with no options to continue.
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