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Local defects list

Local defects list displays defects found during local analysis executed within your Eclipse by K4D.

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titleLocal defects list

Local defects list displays defects found during local analysis executed within your Eclipse by K4D.

 

Configuring Contents 

Although K4D will execute the analysis with the model associated to the mapped Kiuwan application, you can further limit the scope of the K4D analysis to a subset of that model.

This would allow you to concentrate on a specific set of rules or files, reducing the number of defects that appear in the list. Only defects matching those filters will be displayed.

Filters can be configured based on Priority, Characteristic or Language. Also, you can set a filter for defects of files whose file path contains some substring.

 

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titleMax number of defects

An important point is to set a limit for the number of defects displayed in the list

By default, it's set to 100. You can increase such limit, but performance of your Eclipse can be seriously damaged. Take care not to set that limit to a high number.

 

 

Configuring Filters

Regardless of you have configured the subset of defects of K4D analysis (see above), you can further reduce that subset by defining additional filtering conditions.

Most important filter is Scope:

  • File option will only display defects of the selected file in the Eclipse source file editor
  • Project option will display the defects of the entire project

Additionally, you can define filters based on Priority, Characteristic and Language.

 

Server defects list

 

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titleLocal defects list

Server defects list displays defects of the application stored at the Kiuwan servers.

This utility allows developers to download defects found during Kiuwan analysis of the application in a centralized environnment.


For example, let's consider that at some predefined point in application life cycle (for example, previoulsy to commit a new release to a pre-production environment), the application is analyzed in a centralized environment.
This analysis finds some defects that must be fixed before deploying to next phase. So, you, as a developer,will be notified that you must fix some blocking defects. 
When you start working on it, you need to have full and easy access to those "server" defects. 
Why do you need to have access to server defects ? Because it's ery very likely that you Local defect list be different to Server defect list:
  • Your current source code could be different to the source code of the server (you or other might already have modified that version)
  • The list of defects to be fixed will be more probably a subset of all defects found during the server analysis (more on this topic below)

In these cases, you will need to have access to those server defects.

 

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Source of Server defects list

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Depending on your needs, the source of server defects could be different different :
  • Last baseline analysis
    • All the defects found during last complete application analysis (i.e. the Application Baseline)
  • Action plan
    • Defects included within an Action PlanPlan (you can select the plan from the app's list of available action plans)
  • Audit Delivery
    • Defects that must be fixed so the Audit of the application a delivery can be successfull (you can select the delivery among the list of executed deliveries)

Please, visit Kiuwan Life Cycle documentation for a full explanation of Baseline, Delivery and Audit concepts).

 

 

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Besides to configure the source of server defects, you can further filter server defects to be downloaded based on Priority, Characteristic, Language or File Pattern

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titleMax number of defects

An important point is to set a limit for the number of defects displayed in the list

By default, it's set to 100. You can increase such limit, but performance of your Eclipse can be seriously damaged. Take care not to set that limit to a high number.

 

Configuring Filters

Besides to configure source and filters, you can further reduce that subset by defining additional filtering conditions.

Most important filter is Scope:

  • File option will only display defects of the selected file in the Eclipse source file editor
  • Project option will display the defects of the entire project

Additionally, you can define filters based on PriorityCharacteristic and Language.

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Updates

Kiuwan for Developers checks automatically for updates on Eclipse startup and on a daily basis after that.

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