This feature provides statistical data about PowerBuilder code: number of lines of code, number of lines of comments. These statistics can be provided at application, PBL component or method level.
It is possible to check Object metrics:
Number of methods
Implemented methods (user or native PowerBuilder) are displayed.
Number of events
Implemented events (user or native PowerBuilder) are displayed.
Number of const/non const properties
User properties (instance variables), declared as constant or not, are displayed.
Functions metrics are available as a summary option:
and detailed option :
The number of lines of code does not include the “blank”
The number of lines of comments does not include the instructions.
For instance :
int i // comment1
#CommentLines = 2
The export into the Excel file is available, useful if you have a large amount of code:
The exported statistical data is generated into a report,
listing several entry points depending on the type of component.
The hyperlinks allow navigating through the report, from
one table to another:
An example of the report on PBL: