Using BugPicker


Using BugPicker

Step by Step Guide

Directly after starting BugPicker, you'll see BugPicker's main window.
BugPicker's Main Window

Step One: Load Project Files

First, you need to supply BugPicker with the project that you want to analyze. To do that, either navigate in the menu to File > Open or press Ctrl+O (Cmd+O on MacOS).

When you specify a project, you can add three kinds of files to it:
Project Setup
BugPicker's Dialog to Setup a Project

Step Two: Run the Analysis

You are now ready to run BugPicker on your project. To do that, either navigate in the menu to Analysis > Run or press Ctrl+R (Cmd+R on MacOS). At this point you should see the following progress window:

Analysis Progress
BugPicker's Progress Dialog

You can cancel the analysis at any time by pressing the Cancel button in the progress dialog. In this case you'll see the results that have been determined so far.

Step Three: Analyze the Results

At the top of the application menu, you will find the issues that the analysis has identified in your project.

You can click on any underlined element to take a closer look at the issue.

Analysis Results
BugPicker's Results Window

Step Four: Review the results and browse the Source/Byte code

Now by clicking on any line you can browse the Bytecode or the source code that you provided in Step one and examine the issue closer.