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New Code Inspection Features for PowerBuilder

The upcoming version of Visual Expert 2020 (VE) will have its focus on inspecting PowerBuilder, Oracle, and SQL Server code giving in-depth analysis; thanks to its efficient 4-step workflow. 

With the Code Inspection features, the developers can: 

  • Automatically check PowerBuilder, PL/SQL, or T-SQL code against 300+ rules. 
  • Identify Security Vulnerabilities, Maintainability Issues & Bugs. 

4-Step Code Inspection Workflow 

Visual Expert Code Scanning Workflow

  1. Scan your code with Visual Expert to find issues.
  2. Locate each problem in your application.
  3. Check the source code.
  4. Edit the code to fix the issue, based on Visual Expert recommendations. 
    (See compliant code examples for 300+ rules). 


Visual Expert Code Inspection Features

  • Detect and remove security vulnerabilities
  • Comply with coding "grammar" standards
  • Comply with code readability standards
  • Architectural layering adherence
  • Remove code duplicates
  • Improve performance
  • And more… 

Key Metrics and Dashboard

A Dashboard with key metrics will give you an overview of the security and quality of your code:

Visual Expert Code Inspection Dashboard 


Note: The Code Inspection features are not yet GA. They will be officially released with Visual Expert 2021.

Read the code inspection tutorial to learn why VE implements a continuous code inspection strategy. 

More on how to use the Visual Expert Security Scanning Tool: 

Code Analysis

Explore & Understand complex code Evaluate the impact of a change. Improve PB and Database Code.

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Visual Guard

Application Security

Control Access to Sensitive Data.
Monitor Audit application Security.
Send notifications on suspicious events.

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AscentialTest Automated Software Testing

Automated Testing

The ONLY testing tool fully supporting
PowerBuilder Datawindows and Objects.

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