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Ahmed yesterday blogged about the new Microsoft Source Analysis Tool for C#.  So I thought I'd have a look and try it out.  So far, I am pretty impressed by it.  And the fact that they are planning to automatically correct some of the rules will really help a lot.

To test it I ran it on the Data Application Block of the new Enterprise Library 4.0.

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As you can see, you just right click on the solution, project or a cs file and the tool runs an analysis and produces the following result:

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Apparently there are 200 rules, and you can switch them on or off using the Source Analysis Settings Editor (Settings can be set per project).

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It would be great if you could create your own rules and add them to the tool.

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