Archive for October, 2011

  • Compiler configuration

    on Oct 25, 11 • by Alen Zukich • with No Comments

    Compiler configuration is a problem with static analysis tools.  In the past, a static analysis (or source code analysis) tool simply worked by pointing it at the source code and hitting “go”.  Now it is very different.  Without a complete understanding of the software build, including the compiler specifics, you will get inaccurate results. Under the covers, do you really know what is happening with your compiler?  Not usually.  You make changes to your code, call your compiler or build command to compile your code, and then fix the issues.  Rinse and repeat. But what

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  • Klocwork Delivers Exceptional Q3 Bookings Growth

    on Oct 12, 11 • by Meranda Powers • with No Comments

    Company posts global year-over-year bookings growth of more than 60 percent Burlington, Mass — Oct 12, 2011 — Klocwork, Inc, the global leader in automated source code analysis solutions for improving developer productivity, today announced it achieved strong bookings growth for the quarter ending September 30, 2011. The company posted a 62 percent growth in bookings compared to Q3 2010. Additionally, year-over-year bookings from the company’s network of international reseller partners grew by 69 percent.. "Increasingly, software security and reliability are being adopted as ‘must deliver’ requirements by agile software development teams," said Mike Laginski,

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  • Klocwork and Security Innovation Offer Software Security Assurance Learning Resources

    on Oct 5, 11 • by Meranda Powers • with 1 Comment

    No-charge eLearning courses for software developers cover key secure coding and development topics BURLINGTON, Mass — Oct 05, 2011 — Klocwork, Inc, the global leader in automated source code analysis solutions for improving developer productivity, and Security Innovation, a leading provider of secure software development and training products and services, today announced the availability of a newly developed security eLearning course for professional software developers. This is the latest course to be released as a result of the Klocwork and Security Innovation partnership, which is focused on providing high-quality educational resources to the software development

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  • Is Pure Agile Always an Option?

    on Oct 4, 11 • by Todd Landry • with 2 Comments

    Even industries heavy on process (because of regulatory requirements) are taking the leap into agile. How agile are they?

    Over the past few years I’ve talked to a number of customers in the embedded software and medical devices industries, and I continue to see a significant number of these organizations either moving to, or planning on moving to agile development processes. With all of the inherent challenges for agile in these organizations such as standards/regulatory compliance, hardware changes and integration, security issues, etc. I must say that I’m a little shocked that customers are moving away from their current processes towards something like agile. Add to this the fact that the Agile Manifesto specifically

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