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Got Bugs? We've got a Goanna. [message #18070] Wed, 24 June 2009 02:10
James Campbell is currently offline James CampbellFriend
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Registered: July 2009
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Red Lizard Software announces the availability of innovative de-bugging
software that can slash development time and radically improve software

Goanna™ software is a fast, scalable and precise static code analysis
solution that detects bugs and other software vulnerabilities
automatically at development time, saving money and helping keep product
launch timetables on track.

Goanna debugging and code-testing software is an Eclipse plug-in and is
now available online for a 30-day FREE trial from Red Lizard Software .

A sophisticated spell-checker for software, Goanna detects issues that can
lead to crashes, memory leaks or security vulnerabilities that are hard to
find using traditional testing methods.

Goanna is the implementation of four years’ scientific research at NICTA
(National ICT Australia ) and is the first static code
analysis solution based on model checking technology to detect bugs during
software development.

It is well-suited to C/C++ software developers, particularly in embedded
systems industries such as consumer electronics, automotive, aerospace,
telecoms/networks and defense.

Goanna is currently available for C/C++ and is provided as a plug-in for
the Eclipse IDE (Integrated Development Environment) version 3.4. It
supports gcc or gcc-based compilers up to version 4.4. A Microsoft Visual
Studio plug-in is scheduled for release in July 2009.

Why Goanna? Because it blends in with its environment and eats bugs.

About Red Lizard Software

Red Lizard Software is the first company to combine the technologies of
static analysis and model checking to create a unique static analysis
solution. The analysis is performed quickly, often in a matter of seconds,
does not require test cases or even fully developed code, reports bugs
precisely and has one unique goal: to bring higher quality software to
market faster.


National ICT Australia Ltd (NICTA), Australia’s Information and
Communications Technology (ICT) Research Centre of Excellence, is
developing technologies which will meet the current and future needs of
the community in fields which will lead to large economic, social and
environmental benefits for Australia. NICTA has five laboratories around
the country. Since NICTA was founded in 2002, it has created four new
companies, developed a substantial technology portfolio of patent
applications and continues to supply new talent to the ICT industry
through the NICTA-enhanced PhD program.

NICTA is funded by the Australian Government as represented by the
Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy and the
Australian Research Council through the ICT Centre of Excellence program.
It was established and is supported by its members: The Australian Capital
Territory Government; The Australian National University; NSW Department
of State and Regional Development; and The University of New South Wales.
NICTA’s partners include: the University of Sydney; University of
Melbourne; the Victorian Government; the Queensland Government; Griffith
University; Queensland University of Technology; and The University of

Contact Red Lizard Software
James Campbell
Email: Mobile: +61 419 727 779

Contact NICTA
Dorothy Kennedy (Communications Specialist)
Email: Mobile: +61 488 229 687

Red Lizard Software and Goanna are either registered trademarks or
trademarks of Red Lizard Software in Australia and/or other countries. All
other registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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