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Has anyone got experience with software quality services and tools like:



At what scale does a project need to be in order to benefit from such things?

Monday, July 07, 2003

Can't help you with your main question.

But here's a link to an article about good coding practices in Delphi.  The interesting things is, it's written within the context of the author's experience in consulting for a development project gone awry:

Herbert Sitz
Monday, July 07, 2003

These are just really expensive versions of lint wrapped up in a "service".

A decent compiler with a high warning setting will generally give you more useful feedback without the insanely high price ($0.12 per line for! Holy Hell!)

Mister Fancypants
Monday, July 07, 2003

Our check out Splint (was LCLint) for free:

Splint is a tool for statically checking C programs for security vulnerabilities and coding mistakes. With minimal effort, Splint can be used as a better lint. If additional effort is invested adding annotations to programs, Splint can perform stronger checking than can be done by any standard lint.

Monday, July 07, 2003

SmallWorld simply crashed when asked to analyse our code at my last job. Can't say I blame it really...

Mr Jack
Wednesday, July 09, 2003


Really... Tell me more please. Is your code in C++ or Java?

Wednesday, July 09, 2003

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