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Maintenance Tools
May/June 1990 (vol. 7 no. 3)
pp. 59-65

After a brief overview, eight tools to help the maintenance programmer analyze and understand code are described in separate presentations. All of them are code-visualization tools. However, while all these tools show how a program is structured, they use different means to achieve different ends. The tools covered are: Objective-C Browser; Vifor; Seela; Battle Map; Act; Grasp/Ada; Expert Dataflow and Static Analysis; Surgeon's Assistant; and Dependency Analysis Tool Set.

Index Terms:
maintenance tools; maintenance programmer; code-visualization tools; Objective-C Browser; Vifor; Seela; Battle Map; Act; Grasp/Ada; Expert Dataflow; Static Analysis; Surgeon's Assistant; Dependency Analysis Tool Set; software engineering
Citation:
Paul Oman, "Maintenance Tools," IEEE Software, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 59-65, May-June 1990, doi:10.1109/52.55229
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