Keynote Address: .QL for Source Code Analysis

Oege de Moor, Mathieu Verbaere, Elnar Hajiyev, Pavel Avgustinov, Torbjorn Ekman, Neil Ongkingco, Damien Sereni, Julian Tibble
<span title="">2007</span> <i title="IEEE"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="" style="color: black;">Seventh IEEE International Working Conference on Source Code Analysis and Manipulation (SCAM 2007)</a> </i> &nbsp;
Many tasks in source code analysis can be viewed as evaluating queries over a relational representation of the code. Here we present an object-oriented query language, named .QL, and demonstrate its use for general navigation, bug finding and enforcing coding conventions. We then focus on the particular problem of specifying metrics as queries.
<span class="external-identifiers"> <a target="_blank" rel="external noopener noreferrer" href="">doi:10.1109/scam.2007.31</a> <a target="_blank" rel="external noopener" href="">dblp:conf/scam/MoorVHAEOST07</a> <a target="_blank" rel="external noopener" href="">fatcat:qnfwbqxcvvecnkxio3v2bdcslm</a> </span>
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