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Work in Progress

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This document describes the feature which is currently actively developed. Please consult Known Issues section before using it and/or reporting problems.

Feedback is Welcome

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We are in the process of discovering powers of DSM analysis and its applications. You are encouraged to share you thoughts, ideas, problems and
stories.

DSM stands for Dependency Structure Matrix - a method for exploring dependencies between program parts (modules, classes, etc.). This documents contains all the available information about DSM in IntelliJ IDEA.

DSM Guide

Download the pictorial DSM

Known Issues

  • Extremely low level zoom is tbd
  • Dig dependencies A->B shows inside dependencies in A & B. It also planned to show A<>B instead of A>B.
  • 'Include test classes' check is ignored now.
  • Only ctrl (meta) selection is functional. See below.

Planned Features

  • F4 - Open In Editor
  • Selection: region, drag, shift.
  • Add all actions to toolbar & popup menu
  • Diagram legend
  • Matrix rebuild
  • No labels

2 Comments

  1. Anonymous

    Looks Nice, although, I'm not a IDEA user, because I'm using .NET. But maybe this feature can be added to ReSharper too. Whould be a great addition.

     Yours,

     Mark Monster

  2. I have developed a plugin long time ago, designed to reveal dependencies between methods inside a class. I had several ideas regarding visualization, and chose to implement one of them.

    Can I post a screenshot somehow?