A new static analysis tool for C++ code CppCat was presented just recently. You probably heard a lot about the previous product (PVS-Studio) by the same authors. I was pretty doubtful about it then: on the one hand, static analysis is definitely a must-have methodology - things go better with than without it; on the other hand, PVS-Studio may scare users off with its hugeness, an enterprise-like character and the price, of course. I could imagine a project team of 50 developers buying it but wasn't sure about single developers or small teams of 5 developers. I remember suggesting to the PVS-Studio authors deploying "PVS as a cloud service" and sell access to it by time. But they chose to go their own way and created an abridged version at a relatively small price (which any company or even a single developer can afford).
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