001////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
002// checkstyle: Checks Java source code for adherence to a set of rules.
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018////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
019
020package com.puppycrawl.tools.checkstyle.checks.coding;
021
022import antlr.collections.AST;
023import com.puppycrawl.tools.checkstyle.StatelessCheck;
024import com.puppycrawl.tools.checkstyle.api.AbstractCheck;
025import com.puppycrawl.tools.checkstyle.api.DetailAST;
026import com.puppycrawl.tools.checkstyle.api.TokenTypes;
027
028/**
029 * <p>Checks that string literals are not used with
030 * {@code ==} or {@code &#33;=}.
031 * </p>
032 * <p>
033 * Rationale: Novice Java programmers often use code like
034 * {@code if (x == &quot;something&quot;)} when they mean
035 * {@code if (&quot;something&quot;.equals(x))}.
036 * </p>
037 *
038 * @author Lars K&uuml;hne
039 */
040@StatelessCheck
041public class StringLiteralEqualityCheck extends AbstractCheck {
042
043    /**
044     * A key is pointing to the warning message text in "messages.properties"
045     * file.
046     */
047    public static final String MSG_KEY = "string.literal.equality";
048
049    @Override
050    public int[] getDefaultTokens() {
051        return getRequiredTokens();
052    }
053
054    @Override
055    public int[] getAcceptableTokens() {
056        return getRequiredTokens();
057    }
058
059    @Override
060    public int[] getRequiredTokens() {
061        return new int[] {TokenTypes.EQUAL, TokenTypes.NOT_EQUAL};
062    }
063
064    @Override
065    public void visitToken(DetailAST ast) {
066        // no need to check for nulls here, == and != always have two children
067        final AST firstChild = ast.getFirstChild();
068        final AST secondChild = firstChild.getNextSibling();
069
070        if (firstChild.getType() == TokenTypes.STRING_LITERAL
071                || secondChild.getType() == TokenTypes.STRING_LITERAL) {
072            log(ast.getLineNo(), ast.getColumnNo(),
073                    MSG_KEY, ast.getText());
074        }
075    }
076}