Understand makes it easy to know where to start looking to track down a bug, Find where to place breakpoints, and identify which locations in the code need to be updated.
Category: <span>Code Navigation</span>
Now you keep interruptions from ruining your thought process in Understand. Session Browser lets you save your work, explore something completely unrelated, and then switch back to where you were.
Dependencies seem simple on the surface, but there is a surprising amount of nuance involved in the details. We guide you through these areas as we explore new dependency options now available in Understand.
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.
In this short video, Ken shows you two similar but crucially different fast ways to browse code in Understand.
The “Browse” mode of Understand generates synch events and definition visits with just a single click.
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.
Using precise cross-references from static analysis tools like Understand tells you exactly where to look both for direct implications of what you are about to change and also, importantly, for subsequent impacts or side-effects of those changes
Showing references in Understand graphical trees is a great way to hone in on the calls that built the tree as you debug or try to comprehend source code.
Use Understand’s Browse mode, Synching, the Previewer, Bookmarks, and Annotations to step thru a complicated function, thinking about it, saving locations, and leaving notes/ToDos as we explore.