Archive for May, 2012

  • Code branching – common code, common defects

    on May 29, 12 • by Alen Zukich • with No Comments

    Code branching – common code, common defects

    Every revision control or source code management system uses branching. Branching refers to the duplication of files under version control so that two (or more) copies of those files may develop at different times or in different ways. Okay, we all know this. With branching, you get a lot of duplicated code. In some branched projects, the majority of the code is the same. So how does this impact your source code analysis or static analysis strategy? Well, it is a big problem. What if you spend your time analyzing a defect and come to

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  • The business case for source code analysis

    on May 15, 12 • by Brendan Harrison • with No Comments

    The business case for source code analysis

    Everyone knows this chart, right? The later bugs are introduced, the more they cost. Of course, common sense. But it also happens to be true. As the chart shows, very little bug detection is happening before testing, while a developer is coding. So, if you find more bugs when the cost of repair is least expensive and risky, you’re obviously going to get a big payoff. Ok, so far you haven’t heard anything that every software development professional doesn’t already know. What everyone doesn’t know is that source code analysis can deliver this payoff. We

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  • Klocwork® Introduces Klocwork Insight 9.6

    on May 1, 12 • by Meranda Powers • with No Comments

    Klocwork Insight™ 9.6 combines fast code analysis for developers with integrated support for IncrediBuild Burlington, Mass — May 01, 2012 — Klocwork Inc, the global leader in automated source code analysis (SCA) solutions for developing more secure and reliable software, today announced the latest release of its leading source code analysis tool, Klocwork Insight 9.6. This release introduces multiple capabilities that allow software development teams to reduce their development time while ensuring their code is secure and reliable. Klocwork Insight 9.6 is also fully localized for the Japanese market. New On-the-fly User Model Klocwork Insight

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  • Klocwork Insight™ Ensures Software Security and Reliability for BIDS Trading’s Financial Trading System

    on May 1, 12 • by Meranda Powers • with No Comments

    Source code analysis a key component of software quality strategy for financial services firm Burlington, Mass — May 01, 2012 — Klocwork Inc, the global leader in automated source code analysis (SCA) solutions for developing more secure and reliable software, today announced that BIDS Trading, operators of a major financial trading system for US institutional traders, has chosen Klocwork Insight to help ensure the security and reliability of its financial services software. Founded in 2006 by a consortium of 11 large financial services firms, BIDS Trading operates the BIDS Alternative Trading System (ATS), a low

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