Policeman's Forbidden API Checker (by policeman-tools)

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  • Stop Using Utcnow and Utcfromtimestamp
    3 projects | | 9 Oct 2022
    > All this stuff would be a lot easier if timezones always had to be stated explicitly.

    On Java, you can use the forbidden-apis build plugin ( to fail the build whenever a timezone or locale or charset is not specified explicitly (it forbids the methods from the Java API which use an implicit timezone/locale/charset). I don't know whether there's something similar for Python; it might be harder because Python is much more dynamic (though it might be possible to use monkeypatching to warn whenever the bad methods are used).

  • Decluttering Google Guava
    7 projects | /r/java | 19 Jun 2022
    Is something that might help you in the interim?
  • What are some useful static analyzers for Java?
    9 projects | /r/java | 2 Jan 2022
    Besides the classic pmd/stopbugs/jacoco/owasp, a favorite of mine is forbidden-apis.
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