ConCAD: A Tool for Interactive Detection of Code Anomalies

  • Danyllo Albuquerque UFCG
  • Everton Guimaraes The Pennsylvania State University
  • Mirko Perkusich UFCG
  • Hyggo Almeida UFCG
  • Angelo Perkusich UFCG


Code anomalies are indicators of software design can potentially decrease software maintainability and they are associated with an explicit set of refactoring actions. However, Detection of code anomalies is traditionally supported by Non-Interactive Detection (NID) techniques. These techniques encourage developers to reveal anomalies in later revisions or versions of a program, implying in counter-productive or even prohibitive refactoring actions. In this context we created ConCAD as an eclipse plug-in that enable Interactive Detection (ID) of code anomalies. This tool provide developers’ support to reveal anomalies when code fragments are still being edited, encouraging early and continuous detection of code anomalies.

Palavras-chave: Code Anomalies, Tool, Software Quality, Refactoring


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ALBUQUERQUE, Danyllo; GUIMARAES, Everton; PERKUSICH, Mirko; ALMEIDA, Hyggo; PERKUSICH, Angelo. ConCAD: A Tool for Interactive Detection of Code Anomalies. In: WORKSHOP DE VISUALIZAÇÃO, EVOLUÇÃO E MANUTENÇÃO DE SOFTWARE (VEM), 10. , 2022, Online. Anais [...]. Porto Alegre: Sociedade Brasileira de Computação, 2022 . p. 31-35. DOI: