The decisions you make while thinking about code are far too complicated to trust to memory. Ken shows how Understand helps you not rely on short term memory and walk code in an organized fashion that misses nothing.
Month: September 2021
2 Uber Fast Ways to Browse Your Code
In this short video, Ken shows you two similar but crucially different fast ways to browse code in Understand.
Info is just a Hover Away
If you hover over your code in Understand it will tell you all sorts of things about what you are hovering over.
One-Click Code Browsing
The “Browse” mode of Understand generates synch events and definition visits with just a single click.
Hyper-Xref in Understand
If you want to make smarter, safer, and testable changes you need to know exactly where what you are changing will affect. Hyper-Xref technology, and the GUI and API/DevOps tools in Understand make you a safer, smarter engineer less likely to add bugs as you change code.
Interesting Graphs about Your Code
A look at the most popular graphs in Understand, from Architecture Graphs to UML.
Understanding Macro Heavy Code
Here is a quick solution to see your code with the MACROs replaced.
Useful Script: Export All Metric Values, Not Just Violations
This script exports the Hersteller Initiative Software Metric values into a CSV for every file in your project. You can easily tweak it to do all or any metric you choose.
Help your future self… write code not “magic”
Using unexplained numbers makes your code hard to understand, and difficult to adapt and extend. Static analysis tools like Understand can find them, but take care fixing them.
Why swing just one hammer…oops IDE?
Humans didn’t stop needing special tools when they started editing code. Your time and brain are special – use the right tool for the job.