Features included in this edition:

  • Automated Code Defect Correction (refactoring)
    Scertify™ allows developers to take their projects back into compliance, automatically or semi-automatically for a specific rule or for a complete set of programming rules (browse automated-refactoring rules available).

    In the Professional Edition, Scertify™ refactoring can be processed in two ways:

    • Automatically, on selected files, packages or on the whole project
    • Semi-automatically, directly from the IDE. For each code violation, a specific marker appears, meaning that a "quick-fix" is available. A simple click processes the correction for the violation case only, for the file, package or whole project.
  • Extensible with additional Coding Rules & Metrics
    Scertify™ features can be easily extended with optional product add-ons:

  • Customizable Repository of +1,600 coding rules
    Scertify™ allows users the customization of rule repositories they want to apply to projects, by selecting among +1,600 coding rules. Out of the box repositories: security, reliability, dead & useless code, efficiency, maintainability, EJB, Hibernate, Spring, SQL…
  • Eclipse IDE Integration
    Code Quality analysis (marker of rule violations and project metrics) & Computer-Aided Refactoring are available directly within Eclipse. In comparison with other tools providing “offline” quality reports, Scertify™ enables users to fight technical debt and improve quality of their projects at the root cause, in their development environment.
  • Incremental Code Analysis
    When adding new portion of code in your project, you don’t need to analyze your project again. Scertify™ performs code audit only on files that have been modified (CTRL+S) and displays the number of corrected or added violations.
  • Include / Exclude files for audit
    Scertify™ allows users to include or exclude resources of an audit when analyzing a project. This features is particularly useful for not taking into account some directories, such as configuration files or generated code.
  • Dynamic Violation Filtering
    Starting your fight against technical debt with thousands of violations to be corrected may be discouraging. That’s why Scertify™ allows users to apply cascading filters on violation criticities to display violation markers in Eclipse:

    • Always audit
    • No error: Uses rules with this criticity to audit the project only if there are no violations for more important criticities
      Example : Critical rules used for audit only if no blocker violations were found
    • No error threshold exceeded: Uses rules with this criticity to audit the project only if there are no more violations for more important criticities than a given threshold
    • Never audit
  • Supported languages
    Scertify™ works with the following programming languages:

    • Java (1.6 and above)
    • Javascript
    • PHP (beta)
    • HTML/CSS (beta).
  • Technical Support
    The product includes a dedicated Technical Support during the period you subscribed:

    • » A web access to our ticket management system
    • » Q/A support by e-mail (reply within 2 business days)
  • Software Upgrades
    The product includes software upgrades during your subscription period.

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Other features included

  • Scertify™ Refactoring Assessment features
    The Professional Edition comes with Scertify™ Refactoring Assessment, an open source tool that provides development & QA teams with exclusive benchmark data on Technical Debt and Software Quality. This Sonar plugin includes the following features:

    • Technical Debt Assessment
    • Smart Remediation Plans
    • Benchmark of Project Metrics
    • Code Quality Assessment
    • Quality Profile Optimization
    • Sonar/Maven Integration
    • Software maintenance and technical support
  • Scertify™ EasyCoverage features
    The Professional Edition comes with Scertify™ EasyCoverage, a framework that can dynamically generate unit tests to perform basic verifications, thus leaving more time for the developers. This product includes the following features:

    • Automated generation of java unit tests
    • JUnit integration
    • No generated source code
    • Configurable & extensible
    • Software maintenance and technical support

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Prerequisites & Requirements

  • Eclipse: Indigo or Juno. Not tested on previous Eclipse versions.
  • An Internet connection.