2024 Visual Expert News

How to Set Code Inspection Profiles [Featured]

Code inspection profiles help developers achieve a technical balance between strict quality standards and practical considerations in their development workflow.
Learn how to customize code quality/security profiles and integrate them with your DevOps platform to streamline continuous code inspection.

code profile levels
  • Access Code Inspection Settings
  • Understand Profile Expectations
  • Use a predefined profile
  • Create a Custom Profile
  • Integrate with Automation Servers (Git/Jenkins/other tools supporting command line execution)
  • Review code inspection results in a continuous integration platform
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List of Code Profiles [Quality Check Levels]

List of Code Profiles [Quality Check Levels]

Developers can define code inspection thresholds to customize code review results. Changing code review expectations can highly influence analysis results.
Code Inspection Profiles enable developers to fine-tune their approach towards code review based on project requirements. This ensures a balance between code quality and security, and practical considerations.

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JUnit Sample Output

Generating Code Inspection Reports in JUnit and JSON formats

Visual Expert can now export code review results in JUnit and JSON formats, enabling developers to view high-level results directly from any DevOps platform supporting this format, without the need to switch back to Visual Expert.

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Check Code Issues before Migrating to PowerBuilder 2022

Streamlining Migration to PowerBuilder 2022

Visual Expert integrates a set of specific rules to complement the information provided by the PB Migration Assistant and easily identify unsupported features in this release.

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Check Code Rules before Migrating to PowerBuilder 2022

Rules for Migrating to PowerBuilder 2022 and higher

Discover the code inspection rules crucial for Visual Expert prior to migrating to PowerBuilder 2022. Take note of specific features or rules that might not align with newer versions when upgrading PowerBuilder to 2022 or beyond.

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Quick Search Functionality

New Quick Search Feature

Visual Expert 2024 offers enhanced productivity with quick search, flat & source code searches, and highlighted results, optimizing workflow efficiency.

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