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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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Expanding Active Decision-Making: The Power Of Integrating Business Rules And Events
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes how business rules management systems (BRMS) can help you incorporate real-time awareness into your applications and implement high levels of automation, while also simplifying application development, shortening development cycles, and more.
Posted: 25 Feb 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Red Hat

Open Source BPM Hits The Mark For Delivering New Class Of Process Apps
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In this report from Forrester Research, Inc., explore the various challenges that modern application developers face and learn why savvy dev teams are considering open source BPM as an alternative to hand-coding and as a viable way to overcome these issues.
Posted: 12 May 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Red Hat

Ready, Aim, HP Fortify!
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, discover how the U.S. Army uses a particular software to help prevent attacks to the TAMIS system.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Controlling Software Complexity: The Business Case for Static Source Code Analysis
sponsored by Coverity
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how static source code analysis can be used to find critical defects and security vulnerabilities in C/C++ and Java source code.
Posted: 05 Mar 2008 | Published: 03 Mar 2008

Coverity

Metrics That Matter: Quantifying Software Security Risk
sponsored by Fortify Software
WHITE PAPER: Software security presents new measurement challenges: there are no established formulas for quantifying the security risk present in an application. This paper provides a set of metrics for ensuring an accurate view of software projects.
Posted: 07 May 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Fortify Software

Mastering the Iteration : The Heartbeat of Agile Development
sponsored by Rally Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper is an excerpt from the book "Scaling Software Agility: Best Practices for Large Enterprises", and describes the iteration pattern and activities that a team engages in to create tested, value-delivered code in a short time box.
Posted: 14 Aug 2008 | Published: 14 Aug 2008

Rally Software

Improving Software Security by Identifying and Securing Path Linking Attack Surfaces to Attack Targets
sponsored by McCabe Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Most companies do not have time to thoroughly investigate all of the potential attack targets inside an application. This white paper explains how the use of software security analysis (SSA) and path methodologies can help you identify vulnerable code and improve application security.
Posted: 19 Apr 2012 | Published: 19 Apr 2012

McCabe Software, Inc.

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.

CodePro AnalytiX, A Powerful Approach to Developing High Quality Code Using Eclipse
sponsored by Instantiations
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights how to attain high quality Java code using Eclipse by eliminating code quality, code review and code dependency issues typically faced in software development.
Posted: 07 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

Instantiations

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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