To install the Visual Studio plugin, just double-click the installer .msi file.
Select a number of files, a project or a solution folder: Right-click and run Goanna. It is that simple.
You can also run Goanna by choosing an appropriate entry from the “Goanna” menu.
Examining Analysis Result.
All bugs and deficiencies detected by Goanna will be displayed in the same way the compiler displays its warnings and errors. So you do not need to learn anything new! Just make use of the new information.
Additionally, you can right-click on a warning and Goanna displays a trace to the error state you can follow:
You can fine-tune the analysis by setting the types of checks to be run, some of the techniques to be used, as well as setting timeout should this be necessary under the “Goanna” menu. There you can select the checks in a tree view, set the timeout, or enable interprocedural analysis and other options.