What are static analysis tools?

Static analysis tools are typically used by the developers before and sometimes during component and integration testing.

  • It is also used by the designers during software modeling
  • Compiler can be considered as a static analysis tool because it builds a symbol table, points out incorrect usage and checks for non-compliance to coding language conventions or syntax. [Read more…]

What is Static analysis tools in software testing?

Static analysis tools are generally used by developers as part of the development and component testing process. The key aspect is that the code (or other artifact) is not executed or run but the tool itself is executed, and the source code we are interested in is the input data to the tool. [Read more…]