Analysis tools

Visual Lint currently supports the following analysis tools:

Analysis Tool Language Licence

Version(s)

Gimpel PC-lint C/C++ Commercial

7.5, 8.0 or 9.0

CppCheck C++ Open Source

1.43 or later

Vera++ C++ Open Source

1.1.1 or later

Google cpplint.py C++ Open Source

n/a
(requires Python 2.x)

Microsoft FxCop
C# Freeware

1.35 or later

FindBugs
Java Open Source

1.39 or later

 

For licencing reasons the tools listed above are not included in the Visual Lint download - however many of the above are open source and can be freely downloaded. Adding support for additional tools is relatively straightforward, so if there is a particular analysis tool you would like to use with Visual Lint please contact us.

In addition to the above, support for the Tiobe TICS analysis framework is available via Visual TICS - a custom version of Visual Lint produced in conjunction with Tiobe Software. Please contact us for details.



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