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This short article describes the importance of branch coverage measurement during development and testing. It should motivate to use always the EclEmma Eclipse plug-in (see

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Jonathan Lermitage replied ago:

Does it support Java7 bytecode ? The EMMA library's project is discontinued since many years, and it didn't support Java 7 bytecode, Java 1.4 / 5 / 6 only. If the EclEmma has provided a patch, it will be very interesting for many programmers.

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Markus Sprunck replied ago:

Since version 2.0 EclEmma is based on the JaCoCo code coverage library. JaCoCo has full support for Java 7 including INVOKEDYNAMIC as JaCoCo is now based on ASM 4.0 (GitHub #5) - from release 0.6.0 (2012/10/06).

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Jonathan Lermitage replied ago:

Thx for the information! I was looking for an EMMA alternative, for a NetBeans plugin. I'll make I try with JaCoCo... :)

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