How Big is Understand 2.0 B442?

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We believe that if we use our own tools they will be better. Hence, in the coming weeks, using just tools we sell or are about to introduce, I will be posting build metrics about each build we release. I will give static views of the size and scope of our various development efforts and… Read more »

Understand 2.0 – Architecture Dependence

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One of the new features of 2.0 is “Architecture”. Loosely described Architecture is a mapping of any abstraction onto the source of a project.  The abstraction can be anything – Functional Decomposition, Requirements, Staff, Security Classification, Internal vs Externally Owned code – whatever you can dream up, Understand’s Architect component lets you map it onto… Read more »

How I Setup Understand 2.0 – Devin, dual monitors

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Here is how Devin Pitcher, one of our engineers who sits on a Solaris Intel box all day, sets up his Understand. He has two monitors. His left monitor is devoted to source code and information about where he is in the source code (the C.I.S.): On his right monitor he has organized a set… Read more »

Introducing the “C.I.S.: Contextual Information Sidebar”

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For a few years now we have been asked by users to add some “push” to Understand. “Don’t make me right click, show me what I need to know”, they ask.  In Understand 2.0 we have addressed that wish in two primary ways: Browse mode in the editor (I’ll write about that in a post… Read more »

How I setup Understand – Ken N. single 24″ monitor

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Understand 2.0 has many more GUI layout options that Understand 1.4 did. It is also very smart about remembering the state, position and size of the various GUI components.  Furthermore, these states are saved by monitor setup, so you can easily switch between a single and multiple monitor setup and have appropriate/pleasant/efficient layouts. Right now… Read more »