Announcing Parasoft dotTEST 2020.2

The latest version of Parasoft dotTest has been released. We've extended dotTEST's static analysis capabilities with new features to help you focus on the most expedient tasks.

New Scoping Options to Target Modified Code on the Current Branch

We've added new options to create file filters that restrict the scope of analysis to files modified on your current working branch. This allows you to focus on identifying and fixing bugs introduced by your recent code changes before the code is merged with the main development stream.
In addition, you can narrow down the scope to locally modified files so that you can analyze the code you updated before checking it into source control.

New Report Reference Options for Defining the Code Analysis Baseline

You can now specify a path or URL to a reference report file that will be used as a baseline when performing analysis with dotTEST. This allows you to exclude previously reported findings from the current report in order to focus on the most recently detected code defects. Configuring Reporting Options.

Extended Security Compliance Pack

We've added support for the newly updated Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE). In addition, we've extended the OWASP Top 10 2017, PCI DSS 3.2, and UL 2900 test configurations with new rules to help you achieve better compliance with the security standards. See the New and Updated Test Configurations section in the release notes.

New Suppression Format

You can now create suppressions for static analysis findings in parasoft.suppress files, which can be stored in source control along with your source files. You can create in-file suppressions in the dotTEST GUI or manually add information about findings you want to suppress to suppression files. See Suppressing Findings in the GUI and Suppressing the Reporting of Findings.
The previous XML-style format used to create suppressions in the GUI is deprecated. You can convert deprecated suppressions to the new in-file format at IDE startup. See Migrating suppressions.

Additional Updates

For more information see the release notes

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