Visual Expert Articles Published in 2020

New Update: Generate CRUD Matrix on Views

New Update: Generate CRUD Matrix on Views

Visual Expert 2020 can now analyze a database hosted in Azure. The developers can set up a connection to Azure,extract source code from the Azure database server and analyze it in Visual Expert.

Visual Expert Support for AZURE

Visual Expert Support for AZURE

Visual Expert 2020 can now analyze a database hosted in Azure. The developers can set up a connection to Azure,extract source code from the Azure database server and analyze it in Visual Expert.

SVN Server URL Authentication

Visual Expert Now Supports SVN Source Control

Visual Expert now supports SVN source control to perform code analysis.
The developers can simply connect their SVN repository to import the code in their Visual Expert project and analyze it.

Connect GIT Source Control with Visual Expert

Visual Expert Now Supports GIT Source Control

Visual Expert now supports GIT source control to perform code analysis.
The developers can simply connect their GIT / GitHub / Azure-Git Repository to import the code in their Visual Expert project and analyze it.

Code Inspection Visual Expert Beta

Code Inspection for PB
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Visual Expert 2020 brings new features to improve the Quality and Security of your code.
You can now automatically check your code against hundreds of rules, to detect: Security Vulnerabilities, Maintainability issues, and Bugs

PowerBuilder, Oracle, SQL Server, Code Inspection
Code Inspection and Continuous Integration

New Tutorial: Code Inspection for PB, Oracle & SQL Server

Visual Expert brings a new feature set aiming at improving your code Quality and Security, by running automatic code inspections.
This new tutorial will guide you to use these features with your PowerBuilder, SQL Server and Oracle code.

PowerBuilder, Oracle, SQL Server, Code Inspection
Code Inspection and Continuous Integration

New Feature: Object Dependency Matrix

Visual Expert can generate an Object Dependency Matrix.

It extends the concept of "Impact Analysis" to multiple objects, for visualizing cross-references between Oracle, SQL Server and PowerBuilder code in a 2 dimension matrix.

PowerBuilder, Oracle, SQL Server, Object Dependency Matrix, Impact Analysis
Code Review Report: Now Includes Naming Convention

Code Review Report: Now Includes Naming Convention

The code review report generated by Visual Expert now supports naming convention verifications, based on a set of rules pre-defined for each language.

PowerBuilder, Oracle, SQL Server, Code Review Report, Naming Conventions
Code Inspection by Visual Expert

Coming Soon: Code Inspection!

Visual Expert will soon bring a new 'Code Inspection' feature set to help improve the security and quality of your PowerBuilder, Oracle, and SQL Server code.

Visual Expert 2020, Oracle, SQL Server, PowerBuilder, Code Inspection
Exporting scripts from source code

Exporting Scripts From Source Code View

A new Visual Expert option helps duplicating and transferring code by exporting PowerBuilder, Oracle or SQL Server scripts from the source code view.

Visual Expert 2020, Oracle, SQL Server, PowerBuilder, Exporting Scripts
Introducing ‘Cross References’ Tab in Ribbon Menu

Introducing ‘Cross References’ Tab in Ribbon Menu

Visual Expert 2020 introduces a new ‘Cross References’ tab on the ribbon menu. It gives direct access to the features related to finding references and dependencies in your project.

Visual Expert 2020, Oracle, SQL Server, PowerBuilder, Impact Analysis, Cross References
Code Review Report Sample Document

Generate a Code Review Report

Visual Expert automatically generates detailed code review reports for PowerBuilder, Oracle or SQL Server code, based on a set of rules pre-defined for each language.

PowerBuilder, Oracle, SQL Server, Code Review Report
find most referenced objects

Identify the Most Referenced Objects

Visual Expert detects all kinds of dependencies for different objects while analyzing your code. You can find the total number of dependencies with the macro “Most Referenced Objects”.

PowerBuilder, Oracle, SQL Server, Visual Expert 2020
Analyze and Improve Code Performance using Visual Expert

Code Performance Tutorial

Visual Expert 2019 introduces a new set of features to help analyze and improve the performances of your database code (procedures, functions, triggers, queries…)

PowerBuilder, Oracle, SQL Server, Code Performance
automatic code documentation using VE

Code Documentation Tutorial

Visual Expert can automatically document your code in a comprehensive HTML format detailing every object and its dependencies throughout your application.

PowerBuilder, Oracle, SQL Server, Code Documentation
Visual Expert 2020

Visual Expert 2020 is available

Visual Expert 2020 brings 50+ new features to help developers maintain and evolve PowerBuilder, SQL Server and Oracle code:

PowerBuilder, Oracle, SQL Server, Visual Expert 2020
 Code Comparison Tutorial

Code Comparison Tutorial

When your application is evolving, you may need to understand what has changed between 2 specific versions. Visual Expert offers two ways to compare your code.

PowerBuilder, Oracle, SQL Server, Code Comparison
Find Dynamic Calls to DataWindows

Find Dynamic Calls to DataWindows

With the "Dynamic DW" macro, you can find which DataObject attributes are modified by code, and which DataWindow controls have their content changed at runtime.