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Linux Magazine: Squashing Bugs at the Source

Jul 08, 2004, 13:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Benjamin Chelf)


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"There are many ways to make software better: unit testing exercises individual pieces of software; stress tests put an entire project through rigorous paces; and field testing allows customers to deploy and test pilot software releases in production-like settings.

"If you're a software developer, you're no doubt familiar with these and a host of other techniques and methodologies designed to improve the quality of your code. But, believe it or not, you can start debugging and improving your code before your code even runs. Source code analysis attempts to find bugs by reading and analyzing the source code of your program..."

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