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Code Auditing Tool for PowerBuilder, Oracle & SQL Server

Performing code audits is essential to ensure high-quality, secure, and maintainable source code. It allows discovering bugs, security flaws, or code not complying with programming conventions.

Visual Expert Performs Complete Code Audit Automatically

1. Calculate code metrics (inventory of source code)

Source Code Metrics

Visual Expert calculates source code metrics such as the number of lines of code, database objects, controls, events, functions, variables, etc. and gives you a complete count to estimate the workload.

2. Detect Quality Issues

Detect Code Quality Issues

Find and remove Maintainability Issues, Fix Bugs, and improve Code Performance.

3. Find Security Holes

Find Security Holes in Code

Scan your code to detect vulnerabilities like hotspots prone to injection attacks.

4. Estimate your Technical Debt

Code Review & Analysis Dashboard

Visual Expert Code Inspection dashboard allows to:

  • Visualize high-level indicators after code inspection.
  • Break down the issues by severity and type.
  • Estimate remediation costs and technical debts.

5. Generate Detailed Code Review Reports

Code Review Reports

Automatically generate HTML code review reports to:

  • Clean up the code. Reduce maintenance and deployment costs.
  • Improve code readability and maintainability. 
  • Optimize slow pieces of code. Analyze processes. Remove bottlenecks.
  • Remove security breaches to avoid hacking into your system.

6. Implement Continuous Code Inspection

Visual Expert provides a Jenkins plugin to integrate code inspection in a continuous integration workflow.  

Perform a complete code review each time a build is generated.
Reduce the time between the build creation and the discovery of the quality and/or security issues. 

Find Security Vulnerabilities in Code

Conduct a comprehensive code review with a 4-step workflow: 

  • Run a code scan 
  • Locate the problem 
  • Check the code
  • Implement the correction


About Visual Expert

Visual Expert is the first Code Security Scanning Tool for PowerBuilder. It automatically scans your PB, Oracle, and SQL Server code to detect security vulnerabilities. The developers can leverage Visual Expert’s robust static code analysis to review, maintain, and analyze the database code and automate documentation generation. 

Visual Expert Code Auditing

Code Analysis

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

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Application Security

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

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