Automation for the people, Continuous Inspection

Free yourself from mundane, manual inspections with software inspectors

From the developerWorks archives

Paul Duvall

Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: August 01, 2006

When starting new projects, most of us plan to review code before actually releasing it into production; however, when delivery schedules supersede other factors, reviews tend to be the first practice thrown out. What if you were able to perform a portion of these reviews automatically? In this first article of the new series Automation for the people, development automation expert Paul Duvall begins with a look at how automated inspectors like CheckStyle, JavaNCSS, and CPD enhance the development process and when you should use them.

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