Cluster Call Graphs

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The interactive Cluster Call Graphs show the function call graph, organized by file. There are several variants of this graph: Call, Call-by, Butterfly and Internal Call. They can also be accessed from the function, class, file or architecture level. These graphs can all be accessed from the Graphical View right click menu for the entity…. Read more »

Codecheck Comment Keywords

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Good news for teams using Codecheck, build 868 lets Codecheck ignore violation via comments in the code. This will allow teams to specify areas in the code where exceptions are permitted and specify the rationale. For example:   goto RAINBOW; //UndCC_Line() Use of goto statement approved by Gerry T. on Nov 7,2014 This will create a… Read more »

API Location Changes for C, Python and Custom Perl

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In an effort to make our APIs more consistent a few of the API files have been moved around with build 858. Your code may need to be updated to reflect these changes. C API udb.h, libudb_api.so, udb_api.dll and udb_api.lib have all been moved to bin\<OS>\C Python API The bin\pc-win64\python folder has been capitalized to bin\<OS>\Python… Read more »

Code Quality Conference in the UK

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We’re excited to join our European partner Emenda at a morning seminar in Reading on Tuesday 18th October. The subject is: Software quality improvement, development process optimisation and cost reduction More details below, we hope to see you there! emenda_seminar_2016

Floating Licenses To Go

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Great news, if your team uses floating licenses you now have the option to checkout a license when you travel! When this feature is enabled by your server administrator a new section will appear in the Help->Licensing dialog in Understand while you are connected to the license server: Simply select the number of days you want to keep the license… Read more »

Tip – Editor Macros

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If you find yourself frequently adding boilerplate text, changing the same kind of text, or repeating something over and over again in the editor, macros may be your new best friend. You can record your actions in the editor, and then save them and replay them at whatever location you want. This is much more than… Read more »

Understand 4.0 Features

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We will be releasing Understand 4.0 with build 772. An updated license is required, which is free as long as your maintenance is up-to-date. To check the status of your maintenance or request the updated license, please email us at keys@scitools.com We like to add new features to Understand as soon as they are finished, that way… Read more »

Relationship Graphs

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Your code has tons of important relationships in it and we want to help you find find them. With Understand 4.0 we’ve added several new graphs that let you track the relationship between two specified entities. For example if are only interested in how two functions interact with each other in a call or callby tree you can now… Read more »

UML Sequence Diagram

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Build 771 adds the new UML Sequence Diagram graph. A Sequence Diagram is an interaction diagram that shows how processes operate with one another and what is their order. A sequence diagram shows object interactions arranged in time sequence. It depicts the objects and classes involved in the scenario and the sequence of messages exchanged between… Read more »