Visual Expert 2020 brings new features to improve the Security of your PowerBuilder, Oracle and SQL Server code.
Check your code against hundreds of rules to detect flaws or weaknesses that can create security breaches.
In-depth analysis of your PowerBuilder code based on 20+ years of experience.
Discover vulnerabilities at an early stage to reduce the risks and the remediation costs.
Immediately identify the code to be changed thanks to Visual Expert tools.
Visual Expert integrates with Jenkins to enable continuous integration.
Analyze the impact of a change in your code
Estimate what you should modify to accomplish a change.
Don't break your application after a change!
Generate a CRUD matrix showing which programs access your data.
For instance, which DW or Procedures Create/Read/Update/Delete which Tables.
Visual Expert generates:
Create reference manuals in HTML
Update your documentation on a regular basis (scheduled job).
Document the references in your code and navigate between these using hyperlinks.
Share knowledge with teammates.
Cleanup the code. Streamline maintenance efforts. Avoid unexpected behavior.
Identify and fix Security issues in your code:
Find slow pieces of code. Remove Bottlenecks
Compare 2 versions of your DB or application:
Explore the application structure. Understand its inner working.
When maintaining complex Applications, you may need to learn more about the code.
In such cases, Visual Expert is the perfect companion for PowerBuilder.
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.
Explore inheritance dependencies between PB objects.
Lots of advanced feature will screen your code under various angles.
Visual Expert Global Search addresses common shortcomings:
String searches often return lots of results. They are usually tedious and unproductive.
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