Lessons from Building Static Analysis Tools at Google

Here, we describe how we have applied the lessons from Google’s previous experience with FindBugs Java analysis, as well as from the academic literature, to build a successful static analysis infrastructure used daily by most software engineers at Google. Google’s tooling detects thousands of problems per day that are fixed by engineers, by their own choice, before the problematic code is checked into Google’s companywide codebase.

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