Bug injector research

GrammaTech Bug-Injector Research Receives IEEE SCAM 2019 Distinguished Paper

Friday, March 27, 2020

During the International Working Conference on Source Code Analysis & Manipulation (SCAM), a GrammaTech research publication was awarded the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society TCSE (Technical Council on Software Engineering) Distinguished Paper Award. The paper, “Automated Customized Bug-Benchmark Generation,” describes Bug-Injector, a system that automatically creates benchmarks for customized evaluation of static analysis tools. This work …

Static Analysis tool CodeSonar

Make the most of the C/C++ static analysis tools

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Static code analysis is the process of detecting flaws in software’s source code.  The static analysis tools are useful to detect common coding mistakes; here are some benefits from using them: Make the code source more readable and maintainable. Prevent unexpected behavior in execution. Optimize the execution. Make the code more secure. Many C/C++ static analysis …

Treemap diagram

A picture is worth a thousand words: Visualize your C/C++ Projects case study

Thursday, March 12, 2020

“A picture is worth a thousand words” is an English idiom. It refers to the notion that a complex idea can be conveyed with just a single still image or that an image of a subject conveys its meaning or essence more effectively than a description does. This idiom could also be applied in software programming. Indeed …

software architecture

DevOps and Testing Software Architecture

Thursday, March 05, 2020

Forbes Magazine famously wrote that “Every Company is a Software Company.” Your company must become more responsive and agile using software and technology. And if the software doesn’t work or gives customers a bad experience, it can lead to lost revenue. This has led to the DevOps phenomenon, which is speeding up deployment of software …

end-to-end test automation

Explore a flexible C/C++ SonarQube plugin based on CppDepend.

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Both CppDepend and SonarQube are static analyzers that offer a rule-based system to detect problems in C/C++ code. However, the CppDepend default Rules-Set has very few overlaps with the SonarQube rules. Basically, the SonarQube rules are good at analyzing what is happening inside a method, the code flow while the CppDepend code model, on which the …

Automate API testing

Reasons NOT to Refactor your code

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Last week I wrote about the reasons to refactor code. Let us now look at some reasons why you shouldn’t refactor code. When dealing with legacy code there will always be a temptation to refactor the code to improve its understand-ability or performance. However, here are some reasons why it might be better to hold off: 1. …

Static Analysis tool CodeSonar

Four Reasons to Refactor your Code

Thursday, February 13, 2020

1. Maintenance is easier Legacy code architecture erodes over time and becomes difficult to maintain. Legacy code bugs are harder to find and fix. Testing any changes in legacy code takes longer. Even small changes can inadvertently break the application because over time the design has been extended to accommodate new features and the code …

organizational design

Incongruent Organizational Design and Misaligned Incentives: 7 Deadly Diseases of DevOps

Thursday, February 06, 2020

We continue our seven-part blog series as we explore “Misalignment of Incentives” and “Incongruent Organizational Design” and how they are hindering IT organizational success. Misalignment of incentives has to do with siloed teams within an organization working towards different goals or incentives. When every team in an organization is trying to deliver software in their …

Lexington Soft at IOTshow.in | India Electronics Week

Lexington Soft at IOTshow.in | India Electronics Week

Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Lexington Soft is exhibiting at Booth I-40-A at IOTshow.in | India Electronics Week February 13 – 15, 2020 at KTPO Trade Centre, Whitefield, Bengaluru. IOTshow hosts 10,000+ delegates, 340+ IOT brands, and 120+ speakers in 10,000+ sq meters of conference space. Visit us to see the latest in DevOps Solutions!  

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Android Modularization

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Out of the box, Android Studio provides one module: the app module. Because of this, most developers write their entire application in this one module. This is fine for small teams and small applications. But, as an application grows, more team members are added and the application becomes more complex, build times can increase – …