Understand now fully supports Python access to its underlying database! The new Python API allows you to write your own scripts that can create custom reports, generate your own metrics and in general make Understand deliver exactly what you want it to. Complete instructions for setting up and using the API are here: Getting Started… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Announcements
There is a new option for identifying and defining missing macros. The new tool shows what macros are not defined as well as how and where they are referenced. This makes it easy to see which missing Macro definitions would have the largest impact on your project.
Build 571 contains a completely re-written version of ‘und’, the command line interface for Understand. The commands have been standardized and the tool should be much easier to use. Because of the extensive changes, this new version is not backwards compatible with older versions of und. The old und will still ship and has been… Read more »
With Understand 2.6 Build 560 we’ve added a powerful new tool for creating C/C++ projects. The Parse Improvement Tool helps you quickly find missing include paths for your project which will lead to more accurate parsing and project information. Previously Understand relied on you knowing exactly where the include files were and specifying the path…. Read more »
With this weekend’s release of Understand 2.6 Build 551, we are pleased to announce support for the COBOL language. We’d love your feedback on it, and if you have some sample code you would like us to look at, we’d love to see it. Grab it at www.getunderstand.com.
With this week’s Build 529, we’ve also incremented the major release version of Understand to 2.6. The changes released in 2.6 represent over a year or so of development, and we felt the new features big enough to warrant a version bump. New in Understand 2.6 are: 64 bit Linux installation kit. This is a… Read more »
If you’ve been looking for a way to visualize your high level code layout and intra-project dependencies, this is it. Watch this short video to get a taste of how useful these graphs are. Your browser does not support the video tag.
Dr. A. Gunes Koru and Dr. Khaled El Emam’s latest paper in IEEE Software, titled “The Theory of Relative Dependency: Higher Coupling Concentration in Smaller Modules”, turns conventional thoughts on where to test upside down by showing that smaller modules, not larger or more complex modules, can provide more effective testing payback in terms of… Read more »
This weekend we released Understand 2.5 (build 507). Its main changes include: Instant Search – a new feature which permits instant searching in even the largest bodies of code. Indexing starts after parsing ends. It operates in the background without holding up any other activities. When complete the search box in the upper right instantly… Read more »