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Code Mentor

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Only Available in Dolphin Professional

The Code Mentor is a plug-in pane for the Class and System Browsers that performs a background "quality" analysis of your code as you type it. It is based on a series of SmallLint rules, provided as a part of the refactoring engine, that can be extended if required.

The analysis is split into several categories of differing severities (Bugs, Possible Bugs, Unnecessary Code, Intention Revealing and Miscellaneous). You may choose to address each issue or to simply mark it to be ignored. Each of the warning categories is represented by an instantly recognizable smiley in the main browser view; if you get the "happy face" then you know your coding is on the right track!