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Business of Software Conference Europe 2015
Monday, June 15, 2015

Next week we will be at the Business of Software Europe Conference at Robinson College in Cambridge, so if you happen to be there please do come and say hello. If last year's event was anything to go by (and no, I don't just mean the free bar and retro gaming arcade...) it should be quite something!

The retro gaming arcade at Business of Software Europe 2014

If you are interested in more about the software business than just the tech stuff, this is an event we can strongly recommend. If you can't make it the #bos2015 hashtag should give a flavour of the event once it kicks off on Tuesday.

No doubt the welcome reception (being held at Redgate's offices this year) will be a source of at least a few drunken tweets on Tuesday evening...

See you in Cambridge!

Posted by Anna at 14:42 | Get Link


Visual Lint has been released

This is a maintenance update for Visual Lint 5.0. The following changes are included:

  • If available, details of the worst case stack usage for the active file are now displayed in the status bar.
  • The "Manual Analysis" context menu command in the Analysis Status Display is now (correctly) disabled for analysis tools (e.g. FxCop) which do not support per-file analysis.
  • Fixed a potential crash in the x64 build of the Eclipse plug-in, which could manifest when a file or project was included or excluded from analysis.
  • Fixed a bug in VisualLintGui in the loading of scanner (.sc) files associated with Eclipse C/C++ projects.
  • Visual Studio MSBuild C# project (.csproj) files which contain a "Project" element identifying the project version will now be loaded correctly. This variation of the .csproj file format is associated with Visual Studio 2013.
  • Visual Studio MSBuild C# project (.csproj) files without identifing version data will now be identified as the baseline version (9.0 - i.e. Visual Studio 2008) for the file format.
  • Optimised the loading of Eclipse C/C++ projects.
  • Fixed a flicker issue when VisualLintGui starts running.

Download Visual Lint

Posted by Anna at 10:08 | Get Link


Visual Lint has been released
Monday, June 8, 2015

This is a maintenance update for Visual Lint 5.0. The following changes are included:

  • Added a status bar (displaying worst case stack usage, as documented by PC-lint Elective Note 974) to the Stack Usage Display.
  • Renamed the analysis results root folder created by default within the solution/workspace root folder from "Visual Lint" to ".visuallint". Analysis results folders created using the previous naming scheme will still be used if present.
  • Fixed a bug in VisualLintConsole which could prevent custom analysis options (the /param switch) from being applied in some cases.
  • Corrected various "<nnn> issues reported" informational messages to take into account the active display filter settings.
  • Corrected the series ordering of the issue ID charts within the Analysis Results Display, reports etc.
  • Minor revisions to the layouts of the "Registration" Options page and Registration Key dialog.
  • Added preliminary support for Windows 10 (build 10074).
  • Added logging of Visual Studio system include folder substitutions for compatibility with PC-lint 9.00l and earlier. The new logging will also warn if PC-lint 9.00l or earlier is being used to analyse a Visual Studio 2013 or 2015 project and the system include folders cannot be substituted for those of Visual Studio 2012 or 2010 for some reason.
  • Added a "PC-lint stack usage reports" topic to the helpfile.

Posted by Anna at 11:52 | Get Link