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Topic: Runtime Monitoring

False Positives in Static Code Analysis
By Arthur Hicken on February 21, 2016

"Too many false positives" is probably the most common excuses for avoiding static analysis. But static analysis doesn't have to be so noisy. ...

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Why Regression Testing is a Development Testing Lifesaver
By Parasoft on October 9, 2013

By Rich Newman, Principal Software Engineer at Parasoft Lately, I've been working to implement more and better support in Insure++ (Parasoft's...

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15 Seconds to Find a Pointer Error In 500,000+ Lines of Code
By Parasoft on March 21, 2013

How 15 seconds of analysis uncovered a crash-causing error that evaded 40 hours of manual inspection BITTT Enterprises specializes in business...

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Finding Dynamic Memory Errors with Memory Error Detection Tools
By Parasoft on July 12, 2012

Using dynamically allocated memory properly is a tricky issue. In many cases, programs continue to run well after a programming error causes...

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Finding Memory Leaks in C or C++
By Arthur Hicken on June 28, 2012

Unlike the picture above, memory leaks in software can be hard to pinpoint. Learn how to find memory leaks in C and C++ applications with the...

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How to Find Pointer Abuse in C
By Parasoft on June 7, 2012

Problems with pointers are among the most difficult encountered by C programmers. Memory error detection tools can detect pointer-related...

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Detecting Memory Corruption in C and C++
By Arthur Hicken on May 24, 2012

A quick look at why C and C++ memory corruption is so difficult to find through code inspection – and how to use a memory error detection tool to...

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Static Analysis and Dynamic Analysis
By Parasoft on March 1, 2012

By Boguslaw Czwartkowski, Parasoft Professional Services Manager Static code analysis is a broad term used to describe several different types of...

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Static Analysis and Run Time Error Detection on 64-Bit Platforms
By Parasoft on October 14, 2010

In my previous posts, I covered a four-step strategy for preparing the application for the 64-bit porting process: Apply mutation testing to...

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