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Code analysis prevents hidden security risks

Ensuring security in software means starting at the source code: Developers must build security in from the start. Organisations too often focus on repairing damage post-breach and fixing bugs after launch. Greater attention to security in the earlier stages of software development is needed. It would greatly reduce the percentage of successful attacks, and minimize damage when malicious hackers do…

Stephen Morrow

IT Due Diligence approach

IT Due Diligence (IT DD) research is an investigation started by an investor to the IT systems and organization of a target company (a company that wants an investment). These investigations need to be done extra carefully because of the high financial stakes and because there are multiple parties involved (investor and target company).We have a…

Floris van den Broek

Predicting the most popular programming languages

Software researcher Erik Bernhardsson is trying to predict which programming languages are popular in the future, by counting the number of ‘switch from A to B’ blogs on the Internet. The results are surprising. The top 5 consists not only contains new language Go but also the older languages Python, Java, C and C++.

Sieuwert van Otterloo
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Embedded systems development: Raspberry Pi or Arduino

During our reviews of IT projects and startups, we see more and more teams that create ’embedded software’: software intended not to run inside some other device. The development of such systems has become much easier since the introduction of two standard platforms:  Arduino and Raspberry Pi. These two platforms are quite different so it is…

Joost Schalken-Pinkster

Using Microsoft Visual Studio code metrics for better code quality

Writing code that is easy to understand and maintain is important. Using code measuring tools makes this a whole lot easier. Microsoft’s IDE Visual Studio contains useful code quality analysis tools that can be easily enabled. This guide tells you how to get started.

Joost Schalken-Pinkster