API Tutorials

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Diving into the API documentation can be a little overwhelming, so here is a collection of tutorials to get you started. Part 1: Writing Your First Script Part 2: Entities and References Part 3: Lexers and Lexemes

Announcing Understand 3.1

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With build 642 we’ve added an awesome new feature called Background Parse. It is designed to let you get right to work on your project as soon as Understand opens, instead of needing to wait for the parse. Right away you’ll have access to the Project Browser and Editor windows, and as soon as the… Read more »

Windows 8 Fully Supported

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For those that like to live on the bleeding edge, we have tested Understand 3.0 with Windows 8 and they are fully compatible. You can grab the latest build of Understand here.

New Image/Visio Export Options

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We are happy to announce support for directly exporting graphs to a Visio compatible file. In the past we have used the Visio API to export Understand’s graphs to Microsoft Visio. Understand would attempt to launch Visio and use the API to interactively draw the graph in Visio. There were several problems with this approach,… Read more »

Understand 3.0

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We are excited to announce the release of Understand 3.0 (build 611 and later). We don’t like to make you wait for new features, so many of these features were already added in beta form and you may be familiar with some of them. There is an updated manual covering all of these new features,… Read more »

Duplicate Code Finder

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We offer a plugin to identify duplicated lines of code. You can grab it in the API/Plugins section of the support page. Update April,26 2012 – I’ve made some extensive changes to this script to improve performance and remove repeated results

Structure 101 adds support for Understand

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Structure101 has several great tools for analyzing and refactoring your code base, and they have just finished adding the ability to import Understand projects into their tools. You should definitely check it out. As an extra incentive, they are offering a free license to the first 3 Understand users who demo one of their tools… Read more »

Objective-C Support

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With build 596 we’ve added support to Understand for Objective-C and Objective-C++, and we would love your feedback on it.  This support is added as part of the new strict analyzer, so make sure your project is fully configured to get an accurate parse. Please point Understand at your Objective-C code, and if you run… Read more »

C++ Template and Overload Support (Beta)

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Many users have asked us in the past if Understand could have better support for Templates and Overloaded functions. We are excited to announce that this is now a reality. Our engineers have worked hard to add a completely new C++ parser to Understand, which is available for Beta testing in build 586. Our current… Read more »

Key Binding Options

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Key Bindings can be accessed via Tools->Options->Key Bindings  this page lets you search for key binding, either by name or by the actual keystrokes. This page also has all of the key bindings in one place for easy browsing. There is also a separate page for each Component(Category) of key bindings in the navigation pane…. Read more »