Avoid regression bugs: if you need to change any items in your application (procedure, table, column, variable...) Visual Expert can list all components related to this item. You can then evaluate the consequences of the change and avoid unexpected side effects.
For instance, you can ask for all triggers, cursors, functions and procedure including SQL statements using a DB column, as well as a %rowtype definition.
In case you develop PowerBuilder applications any PowerBuilder-to-PL/SQL reference is also taken into account.
With Visual Expert, generate a complete, customized and always
up-to-date technical documentation of your PL/SQL code.
Easily transfer the knowledge of your application.
Document the references and calls in your code.
Easily navigate between these using hyperlinks in the documentation.
When maintaining large or complex applications, you may need to understand some code you’re not familiar with. In such cases, Visual Expert is the perfect companion for your development tool:
With Visual Expert's treeview, explore your PL/SQL components (Packages, functions, procedures, blocks, triggers...) and their dependencies.
With Visual Expert's code browser, navigate in your code like you never have before: any reference found in the code comes with a hyperlink to jump to the referenced item; tool tips appear with more information on the selected item.
With large volumes of code, string searches often return too many results, making such searches tedious and non-productive. Visual Expert addresses this issue as follows: