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DEFINITION: Source code analysis is the automated testing of source code for the purpose of debugging a computer program or application before it is distributed or sold. Source code consists of statements created with a text editor or visual programming tool and then saved in a file. The source code is the most permanent form of a program, even though the program may later be modified, improved or upgraded.Source  … 
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Tools to unit test your JavaScript
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: While unit testing your JavaScript can be challenging, developers agree that it is becoming an increasingly important task. This white paper reviews three popular tools that you can leverage to ease the testing process and mitigate common challenges.
Posted: 24 Apr 2012 | Published: 10 Apr 2012

IBM

Challenging Some of the Myths About Static Code Analysis
sponsored by Klocwork
WHITE PAPER: This paper addresses common myths surrounding static code analysis and explains what the technology can do for developers and the software development lifecycle.
Posted: 27 Dec 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Klocwork

Toad for Oracle 10.5
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Toad for Oracle v10.5 adds new features and enhances many existing ones. These changes are designed to save you time, increase accuracy and give you better visibility of your work environment - whether you’re a developer working in an unfamiliar database or maintaining legacy code, or a DBA trying to manage multiple databases.
Posted: 20 Jul 2010 | Published: 20 Jul 2010

Dell Software

Master Data Management Projects in Practice - An Information Difference Research Study
sponsored by Talend
WHITE PAPER: Organizations are often turning to Master Data Management as a key enabler in improving the timeliness, quality and reliability of BI with the ultimate goal of improving business performance. This survey report presents recommendations on the "do and don't" of MDM as well as some findings on the use of open source and manual coding in MDM projects.
Posted: 16 Mar 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2009

Talend

Five Ways to Prepare for SharePoint 2013: Choose Code-Free Customisation
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Access this helpful source to learn how to utilize upgradable tools and techniques to avoid the challenges of migrating custom code to PointShare 2013
Posted: 23 Aug 2012 | Published: 22 Aug 2012

Dell Software

Introducing the Agile Desktop: Achieve high velocity with the Klocwork C/C++ developer's desktop
sponsored by Klocwork
WHITE PAPER: As Agile is embraced by development organizations everywhere, the need to produce clean, maintainable software quickly is great. To achieve development agility, developers must maintain velocity, eliminate bug debt, and focus on peer interaction. Read this paper to learn how to automate time consuming development activities to boost productivity.
Posted: 22 Feb 2010 | Published: 01 Nov 2009

Klocwork

Using Cyclomatic Path Analysis to Detect Security Vulnerabilities
sponsored by McCabe Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The paper discusses how path coverage is better than branch or statement coverage in testing to uncover security vulnerabilities, including showing how several CWE vulnerabilities could be undetected by branch coverage but detected by path coverage. Download this paper and find out how Cyclomatic Path Analysis can uncover these vulnerabilities.
Posted: 10 Nov 2010 | Published: 10 Nov 2010

McCabe Software, Inc.

11 Best Practices for Peer Code Review
sponsored by SmartBear Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn 11 best practice peer code review tips to optimize review sessions, improve code, and make the most of valuable time. Some of the key findings include how many lines of code you should review in an hour, annotating code before you begin reviewing, leveraging a check list system, and more.
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 | Published: 28 Aug 2012

SmartBear Software

Success with Static Analysis for Security: Why Code Audits Fail
sponsored by Parasoft Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains why and how to apply static analysis tools in the context of a policy-based security process that not only prevents security vulnerabilities, but also focuses on SDLC productivity.
Posted: 01 Apr 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

Parasoft Corporation

Seven Practical Steps to Delivering More Secure Software
sponsored by Fortify Software
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides seven practical steps that help to effectively secure your company's software and shows you how to quickly evaluate the current state of software security and create a plan for dealing with it throughout the development life-cycle.
Posted: 07 May 2007 | Published: 01 Dec 2006

Fortify Software
 
 
SOURCE CODE MANAGEMENT DEFINITION (continued): …  code analysis can be either static or dynamic. In static analysis, debugging is done by examining the code without actually executing the program. This can reveal errors at an early stage in program development, often eliminating the need for multiple revisions later. After static analysis has been done, dynamic analysis is performed in an effort to uncover more subtle defects or vulnerabilities. Dynamic analysis consists of real-time program testing. A major advantage of this method is the fact that it does not require developers to make educated guesses at situations likely to produce errors. … 
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