Damien Seguy

Damien Seguy

Damien Seguy is CTO at Exakat Ltd., a company specialized in PHP code quality solutions for the industry. He leads the development of the exakat static analysis engine, that automatically review code for version compatibility, security and clear code. Over the last 17 years Damien has contributed to PHP, as documentation author, elephpant breeder, conference UFO on all continents. He also enjoys gremlin and camemberts.

Montreal 2019 sessions

Review unknown code with static analysis

English session - Intermediate

Code quality is not just for christmas, it is a daily part of the job. So, what do you do when you're handed with a five feet long pole a million lines of code that must be vetted ? You call static analysis to the rescue. During one hour, we'll be reviewing totally unknown code code : no name, no usage, not a clue. We'll apply a wide range of tools, reaching for anything that helps us understand the code and form an opinion on it. Can we break th

Understanding PHP static analysis

English session - Intermediate

Everyone fears the review of his own code. And to start with, there is no time. Because, what will happen once we have found something to detail? In fact, a good code review means being ready to discuss a mere few lines, assess the context and evaluate an alternative, or not. Using automated tools that are not scared by volume, we’ll keep everything under control, without anyone else knowing about it.

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