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Visual Expert is a must-have solution for the maintenance of your SQL Server.
Using Visual Expert, developers easily discover and start working on any existing applications.
Understand the code - Identify the modification - Validate the effect of the change - Generate CRUD Matrix - Documentation - and more!
CRUD Matrix show which processes/programs access your data.
For instance, which T-SQL procedures Create/Read/Update/Delete Tables.
Display callers and callees for procedures, tables, triggers... Navigate through your code.
Understand complex chains of calls. Explore all possible execution paths.
Drill down in the code, click on referenced methods or variables to see their definitions.
Call trees help evaluate the effects of modifications to your code.
"If I change this, what is the effect?"
Estimate what you should modify to accomplish a change.
Don't break your application after a change!
Generate documentation from the source code and create reference manuals in HTML.
Automatically generate the documents on a regular basis (scheduled job).
Document the references in your code. Easily navigate between these using hyperlinks.
Keep your documentation always up-to-date. Share knowledge with teammates.
When maintaining complex applications, you may need to learn more about the code.
In such cases, Visual Expert is the perfect companion for your development tool.
Explore the application structure. Understand its inner working.
Navigate in your code via hyperlinks: each reference comes with a link to the referenced item. Tooltips provide useful information about objects, methods and variables.
Lots of advanced features will screen your code under various angles.
Try a new approach for code comparison:
String searches often return lots of results. They are usually tedious and unproductive.
Visual Expert Global Search addresses such shortcomings:
Team members can work together on the same applications:
Clean up the code. Avoid unexpected behavior. Improve performances
Visual Expert offers two levels of versions to suit all types and sizes of projects.
Visual Expert provides a set of innovative features, that complement your preferred development tool.
Basically, your create the application with your development tool, then Visual Expert analyzes your code to help maintain and optimize it.
Using VE's features allows a much quicker turnaround, reduces expenses and frees up resources for more productive work.
(The) More you work with Visual Expert - more you understand how convenient it is. (...) I cannot remember so powerful a tool that allows a user to become familiar with a new application in literally a few hours