Archive for January, 2012

  • Proprietary software support vs. open source support; common misconceptions

    on Jan 27, 12 • by admin • with No Comments

    Proprietary software support vs. open source support; common misconceptions

    After several years of supporting both open source software and proprietary software, it becomes clearly evident that just because you pay for proprietary software does not mean that supporting that software is any easier

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  • Golden rules of AST checker development

    on Jan 24, 12 • by Patti Murphy • with No Comments

    Golden rules of AST checker development

    In my previous post, It’s time to create a custom checker…, we looked at the considerations involved in deciding which checker to create–AST or path? In this post, we’re going to use a custom checker to enforce an internal coding standard that extends the default set of checkers in our source code analysis tool. To do this, I’ve called upon Steve Howard, our head of Partner Support in Europe, to get us started with an AST checker to accomplish our goal. Steve has coached many customers through the checker creation process. In his experience, the

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  • SD Times: Klocwork brings ‘spell-check’ functionality to code analysis

    on Jan 23, 12 • by Lynn Gayowski • with No Comments

    January 23, 2012 โ€” Klocwork has introduced an instant, in-line spell-check system for analyzing C and C++ code inside of Microsoft Visual Studio as part of the Klocwork Insight 9.5 release. Alen Zukich, director of product management for Klocwork, said the “on-the-fly” analysis portion of Klocwork Insight provides a series of checker libraries that developers can turn on and off at will. It is fully customizable and allows developers to see a red underline, similar to Microsoft Word’s spell check functionality, when an error is detected in code in Visual Studio. “Developers can look for

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  • Dark Reading: Klocwork Insight 9.5 Creates New Benchmark for Developer-Friendly Source Code Analysis

    on Jan 20, 12 • by Lynn Gayowski • with No Comments

    Burlington, Mass โ€“ Jan 17, 2012 โ€“ Klocwork Inc, the global leader in automated source code analysis (SCA) solutions for developing more secure and reliable software, today launched Klocwork Insight 9.5. This latest release of the company’s flagship product changes the entire usage model for source code analysis and removes the remaining barriers to developer adoption of this technology. For the first time, C/C++ developers can access sophisticated source code analysis using the simple usability model of a spell checker. “What we’ve seen and heard from our customers is a continued desire to get away

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  • EE Times: Klocwork debuts on-the-fly source code analysis

    on Jan 20, 12 • by Lynn Gayowski • with No Comments

    Burlington, Ma. – Klocwork Inc. has just launched its newest code analyzer release, Insight 9.5, which it claims is the first to offer on-the-fly static analysis. According to Mike Laginski, Chief Executive Officer, Klocwork, this latest release of the company’s flagship product changes the entire usage model for source code analysis and removes the remaining barriers to developer adoption of this technology. “For the first time, C/C++ developers can access sophisticated source code analysis using the simple usability model of a spell checker,” he said. “What we’ve seen and heard from our customers is a

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  • EE Times Europe: Automated source code analysis software underlines defects during coding

    on Jan 19, 12 • by Lynn Gayowski • with No Comments

    Klocwork Insight 9.5 changes the entire usage model for source code analysis and removes the remaining barriers to developer adoption of this technology, claims software vendor Klocwork. For the first time, C/C++ developers can access sophisticated source code analysis using the simple usability model of a spell checker. The new release introduces an on-the-fly user model, where a developer’s interaction with the tool has been dramatically simplified. On-the-fly analysis, similar to the spell check feature in popular word processors, enables Klocwork Insight to instantly underline defects as developers are writing their code. In the background,

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  • Security Week: Klocwork Brings C/C++ Developers On-the-fly Source Code Analysis

    on Jan 18, 12 • by Lynn Gayowski • with No Comments

    Klocwork, a company known for its Insight software that performs source code analysis on-the-fly, has released a new version of its flagship product that offers C/C++ developers the same tools that web application developers have been using for some time. Given the fact that attackers are still exploiting application vulnerabilities, source code analysis and checking is a major part of the development lifecycle and QA process. Klocwork has offered their Insight engine for years, and the latest version offers the same level of performance and security checking as seen in the past, but expands that

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  • Dr. Dobb’s: Source Code Analysis

    on Jan 18, 12 • by Lynn Gayowski • with No Comments

    Klocwork has reached the 9.5 version release of its Insight source code analysis (SCA) tool. Attempting to break open a new demand stream for its product, the company has adjusted its usage model to make it work on-the-fly in the style of a spellchecker to analyze code as a developer types. Klockwork is now making a conscious effort to move away from “batch processing” deployments where all code analysis is centralized; the company hopes to give C/C++ programmers the same kind of tools that many web developers are already used to. With a direct emphasis

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  • It’s been a while since our last post, but we’ve been busy…

    on Jan 17, 12 • by Gwyn Fisher • with 1 Comment

    It’s been a while since our last post, but we’ve been busy…

    So it’s that time again, when our team finally gets to sleep for a day or two and get their lives back in order. What am I talking about? Answer: Klocwork Insight 9.5 releases today and boy are we ever happy to see it go live — we’re “out there Jerry” and yes, of course we’re loving every minute of it. This has been a long release, taking significant research and development to bring to fruition, all the while continuing to release more traditional shipments as we went, but finally culminating in a new, game-changing

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  • Klocwork® Introduces First On-the-Fly Source Code Analysis

    on Jan 17, 12 • by Meranda Powers • with No Comments

    Klocwork Insight™ 9.5 creates new benchmark for fast, developer-friendly source code analysis Burlington, Mass — Jan 17, 2012 — Klocwork Inc, the global leader in automated source code analysis (SCA) solutions for developing more secure and reliable software, today launched Klocwork Insight 9.5. This latest release of the company’s flagship product changes the entire usage model for source code analysis and removes the remaining barriers to developer adoption of this technology. For the first time, C/C++ developers can access sophisticated source code analysis using the simple usability model of a spell checker. "What we’ve seen

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