Acuminator Diagnostics Tips

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Hello, everyone!

This article starts a series of posts devoted to Acuminator.
Acuminator is an extension for Visual Studio. It strives to achieve two goals – to check that Acumatica Framework is used correctly by means of static analysis and to ease work with Acumatica for developers. You can read more details about the project on GitHub.
In this post I want to share with you a couple of useful tips about Acuminator diagnostics:

  • The documentation and justification for every diagnostic can be found here.
  • You can see diagnostics for all open files in Visual Studio’s Error List window. Every time you open or close code file the list with be refreshed after a small delay.
The Error List window containing a table with Acuminator diagnostics
The Error List window with Acuminator diagnostics
  • The table with diagnostics in Error List window can be sorted by clicking on a column header. You can also apply filters for some columns like Project or File.
  • You can quickly open the diagnostic documentation from Visual Studio by clicking on the diagnostic code in the Code column in Error List window:
You need to click on the Acuminator diagnostic code to navigate to its documentation on github
The navigation to diagnostic docs from Error List window

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