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This week we chat with a Yuri Minaev, of PVS Studio, about static analysis - and why you shouldn't be skipping on this essential part of software development.

Why is using a static analysis tool better than peer review (the clue is in the title)? Should you do both?

What is the most common bug? And what does happen if you write to address zero?

We also discuss the billion dollar mistake and the perils of copy & paste (and how you can mitigate them).

All in all, a step towards safer coding.

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Recorded: 23 April 2020
Released: 26 May 2020
1 hr 6 mins 45 secs

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