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rakesh sugirtharaj
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Hi all,

Can anyone tell me what is instrumentation? and how this is used by coverage and code analysis tools.

Thanks


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Ernest Friedman-Hill
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"Instrumenting" a class generally means modifying the class by adding extra code that logs data into the coverage tool, profiler, or whatever at runtime.


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