Configuring Rules in Exakat

Configuring Exakat with Rules

Configuring Rules in Exakat Exakat default installation is tailored for discovery : it is made so as to give a broad view over the engine’s possibilities. As your experience grows, a more refined configuration is needed to adapt the results to the style of the development team. This tutorial helps your configuring rules in Exakat. […]

Exakat in Github Action

Exakat in Github Action Github Actions is way to automate your software development workflow on github. You can execute actions on your repositories at Github, and resolve issues before merging new code. Exakat integrates smoothly in the Github ecosystem with a dedicated action and its configuration. Let’ install Exakat in Github Action! Getting started Exakat […]

Method fossilisation

Method fossilisation Fossilisation happens when things get harder to update. It is a process, more than a final state. In particular, it happens to methods when the signature is shared across multiple classes. With interfaces and inheritance, changing some of the elements of a method’s signature means refactoring the code in several other locations. The […]

Exakat 1.5.3 review

Exakat 1.5.3 Review Exakat 1.5.4 add more after-coding review for your code : after suggesting upgrading visibility on properties, it now checks class candidates for final and abstract keyword. As you can guess, a class won’t be a candidate for them at the same time. We also include more review of generators, including the PHP […]

Exakat 1.4.4 review

Exakat 1.4.4 review This week’s version includes a lot of under-the-hood work. We have worked on eliminating several internal analysis, such as ‘Used Classes’, which provides the basis for ‘Unused Classes’ : Unused classes are classes that are not used (sic), and used classes comes in a surprising number of situations : new, ::, use, […]

EPIC : Exakat PHP Index of Coding (August 2018)

Exakat PHP Index of coding Not using @ is the poster child of good practices. It’s also looked upon, as an impossible goal. Did you know that the @ operator is only merely used by 50% of PHP applications ? Same for parenthesis with include and co : don’t use them, like 50% of the […]

Exakat 1.2.4 review

Exakat 1.2.4 review Exakat 1.2.4 features a special report ‘Confusing variables’, that help readability by reducing the number of look-alike among variables. Several bugs were also hunted and get rid of. In the same time, we have some more recommendations about memory usage. It is a bright cold day in April, and the versions are […]

Exakat 1.2.1 review

Exakat 1.2.1 review Exakat 1.2.1 brings several new analysis, and a boost of speed with improved concurrency. Analysis now suggest simplifying chr() calls, mistaking increment operator and reducing complexity of expressions. The Favorites report displays properties declarations style. So, without transition, here is the Exakat 1.2.1 review. Fastest Exakat version ever At the heart of […]

Exakat 1.1.8 review

Exakat 1.1.8 review After last week double edition’s review, we needed some quiet time. This week, we upgraded the ‘Randomly sorted arrays’, added two new extensions and closed two nasty bugs. So, here it is, your moment to read the Exakat 1.1.8 review. Support for IBM Db2 and Leveldb ext/ibm_db2 is an interface to IBM […]