CodePeer 2.3 is the most advanced static analysis tool available for Ada – now integrating Ada 2012's contract-based programming capabilities.
CodePeer detects errors before they grow into expensive problems. Serving as an efficient and accurate code reviewer, CodePeer identifies constructs that are likely to lead to run-time errors such as buffer overflows. And it flags legal but suspect code, typical of logic errors. Going well beyond the capabilities of typical static analysis tools, CodePeer also produces a detailed analysis of each subprogram, including pre- and post-conditions. Such an analysis makes it easier to find potential bugs and vulnerabilities early: if the implicit specification deduced by CodePeer does not match the component’s requirements, a reviewer is alerted immediately to a likely logic error. During system development, CodePeer can help prevent errors from being introduced, and it can also be used as part of a systematic code review process to dramatically increase the efficiency of human review. Furthermore, CodePeer can be used retrospectively on existing code, to detect and remove latent bugs.
- More precise diagnostic messages and fewer “false positives”
- An independent Ada front end, making it even more efficient and flexible.
- Better integration with AdaCore’s two IDEs: GNAT Programming Studio (GPS) and GNATbench (the GNAT Pro Ada plug-in for Eclipse and Wind River Systems Workbench).
- Support for floating point overflow on unconstrained types.
- The ability to supply target configuration files
- Improved support for existing codebases in Ada 83
- Improved message review capabilities are now available through pragma Annotate, and the tool provides new warnings when a formal parameter could be declared with a more restrictive mode.
For more information about CodePeer 2.3 please contact email@example.com