Product Tutorials & Third-Party Tools
Must-see resources to get you started
Getting Started Guide
In this documentation, you’ll find all the necessary information that will drive your first steps on the Highlight platform: how to create an application or invite users, how to scan source code, supported technologies, etc.
Highlight Indicators & Methodology
In this slide presentation, you’ll find all the necessary information to understand how Highlight analytics and code insights are built, what they mean and how to interpret them, with concrete examples by technology stack.
Other “How To” videos
Highlight tools for DevOps and CI/CD integration
Highlight key metrics (e.g. health factor scores, lines of code, total cloud roadblocks, etc.) can be extracted from the platform to be integrated wherever it will make sense for your organization, using our public REST API.
Command Line for Automated Scan
Highlight analyzers can now be run through a configurable command line, in order to automate source code scans and uploads (optionally). Want to get fresh analytics after each sprint or release, or even nightly build? It only takes minutes!
Highlight Extensions & Integrations
Do you want to continuously scan source code and track Highlight analytics from favorite CI/CD tool? Highlight comes with extensions for Visual Studio Team Services. More plugins to be added soon…
Third-Party Tools – Code & Database Extractors
Mainframe COBOL Program Splitter
In order to scan your Mainframe applications with CAST Highlight, you’ll have to split them into COBOL programs. To do so, you can use this tool to automatically extract and split your PDS files into programs.
Database Code Extractor
This tool will help you extract code (stored procedures) from your database to scan it with Highlight’s Local Agent. This tool works with Oracle PL/SQL and Microsoft T-SQL databases.
SAP Abap Code Extractor
In order to scan your SAP systems with CAST Highlight, you’ll have to extract the customized code. Download this tool to automatically extract and prepare your ABAP code to be scanned with the Local Agent.