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Parasoft is a software company with its headquarters in Monrovia, CA that makes several software development tools that serve to help debug programs in C, C++, Java, .NET and the web. Monrovia is a city located in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains in the San Gabriel Valley of Los Angeles County, California. ... A programming tool is a program or application that software developers use to create, debug, or maintain other programs and applications. ... Debugging is a methodical process of finding and reducing the number of bugs, or defects, in a computer program or a piece of electronic hardware thus making it behave as expected. ... The C Programming Language, Brian Kernighan and Dennis Ritchie, the original edition that served for many years as an informal specification of the language The C programming language is a standardized imperative computer programming language developed in the early 1970s by Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchie for use on the... C++ (pronounced see plus plus) is a general-purpose computer programming language. ... Java is a reflective, object-oriented programming language developed initially by James Gosling and colleagues at Sun Microsystems. ... Microsoft . ...

The company was founded in 1987 by 5 graduates from Caltech in Pasadena, California, including Adam Kolawa, the current Chairman / CEO. These people had been working together on the Cosmic Cube, which was the worlds first parallel computer. Not surprisingly their early efforts were centered around parallel processing and distributed computing. In the early 1990's the company transitioned to more general purpose software development tools, specializing in tools for what the company calls AEP or Automated Error Prevention. The mid-90's saw the inclusion of Java tools to what had mostly been a C/C++ product line. California Institute of Technology The California Institute of Technology (commonly known as Caltech) is a private, coeducational university located in Pasadena, California, in the United States. ... Pasadena is a city located in Los Angeles County, California, United States. ... Cosmic Cube is the name of a fictional device that exists in the Marvel Universe. ... Parallel computing is the simultaneous execution of the same task (split up and specially adapted) on multiple processors in order to obtain faster results. ... Parallel computing is the simultaneous execution of the same task (split up and specially adapted) on multiple processors in order to obtain faster results. ... In computer science, distributed computing studies the coordinated use of physically distributed computers. ...

Parasoft is the leading provider of innovative solutions for automated software test and analysis and the establishment of software error prevention practices as an integrated part of the software development lifecycle. Parasoft’s product suite enables software development and IT organizations to significantly reduce costs and delivery delays, ensure application reliability and security, and improve the quality of the software they develop and deploy through the practice of AEP. Parasoft has more than 10,000 clients worldwide including: Bank of America, Boeing, Cisco, Disney, Ericsson, IBM, Lehman Brothers, Lockheed, Lexis-Nexis, Sabre Holdings, SBC and Yahoo.

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Most products run on Linux, Windows, and several other varieties of Unix like Solaris, HP-UX, etc. Insure++ is a memory debugger computer program, used by software developers to detect various errors in programs written in C and C++. It is made by Parasoft, and is functionally similar to other memory debuggers, such as Purify and Valgrind. ... A memory debugger is a programming tool for finding memory leaks and buffer overflows. ... Programming style (also called coding standards or code convention) is a term that describes conventions for writing source code in a certain programming language. ... In computer programming, a unit test is a method of testing the correctness of a particular module of source code. ... Static code analysis is a set of methods for analysing software source code or object code in an effort to gain understanding of what the software does and establish certain correctness criteria. ... Design by contract or DBC is a methodology for designing computer software. ... A web service is a collection of protocols and standards used for exchanging data between applications. ... GRS could stand for either: Gamma ray spectrometer Global Resource Serialization - The locking facility provided by IBM for data sets and other entities Gender reassignment surgery General Radio Service This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... This article is about Linux-based operating systems, GNU/Linux, and related topics. ... Microsoft Windows is a range of operating environments for personal computers and servers. ... Unix or UNIX is a computer operating system originally developed in the 1960s and 1970s by a group of AT&T Bell Labs employees including Ken Thompson, Dennis Ritchie, and Douglas McIlroy. ... The Solaris Operating Environment is a computer operating system, based on the open-source UNIX SunOS developed by Sun Microsystems. ... HP-UX is Hewlett-Packards proprietary implementation of the Unix operating system. ...

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