Posts Tagged ‘Custom Checkers’

  • It’s time to create a custom checker, but what kind?

    on Nov 15, 11 • by Patti Murphy • with 1 Comment

    You’ve been using source code analysis on your integration build or your desktop, or (ideally) both. And then there’s “a situation”. The situation Either you: Noticed a false negative you want detected, or Need a way to enforce a corporate coding standard, such as the requirement for the use of  a compound statement block rather than single statements as the body of a loop. Now what? Time to create a custom checker, that’s what. But what kind of checker? Source code analysis involves two families of checkers, those that involve: Abstract Syntax Tree (AST) validation,

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