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I recently discovered a tool for checking Java code formatting and other coding style related issues -- CheckStyle. It features a list of style checks such as

* Restricts nested boolean operators (&&, ||, &, | and ^) to a specified depth (default = 3).
* Checks for empty blocks.
* Checks for long source files.

There's also an Eclipse plugin for it:!/. The Eclispe update URL is As of at least Eclipse 4.8.0 (Aug., 2018), this update URL no longer works.

There is a caveat at the time I install it:

the plugin's homepage gives as the installation URL, but it does not work. However on a different installation URL is given, which turns out to work correctly. It seems someone has not updated the Web pages consistently. And it has certainly confused some:

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