Google Java Style covers filenames, file organization, indentation, comments, declarations, statements, white space, naming conventions, and programming practices. All code written for Apache Fineract should follow these conventions except as noted below.

License or copyright information, if present

According to ASF policy, the license header should be:

ALv2 License Header
Licensed to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) under one
or more contributor license agreements.  See the NOTICE file
distributed with this work for additional information
regarding copyright ownership.  The ASF licenses this file
to you under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the
"License"); you may not use this file except in compliance
with the License.  You may obtain a copy of the License at

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing,
software distributed under the License is distributed on an
KIND, either express or implied.  See the License for the
specific language governing permissions and limitations
under the License.

This is enforced through a Gradle plugin, and the build will fail if this header is missing.

Column Limit

We've chosen to use a column limit of 100 characters.

Checkstyle / Spotless etc

A number of checks for coding standards are performed at build time. Any violations need to be resolved before the automated build will pass and a PR will be approved. 

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