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Why does the code auditing tools like FindBugs require a compile step to work properly?

Basically I ran Intellij Idea 's plug in called FindBugs-Idea to analyze my code . I corrected whatever errror was caught and then ran the tool again but it was still complaining about the same error ...
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Why would a code analysis tool be priced based on lines of code count?

I heard some static analysis tools are priced depending on how much code they are licensed for. I can think that it's usual segmentation - the more code the customer has the more care he needs and ...
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How can current IDEs improve the development experience? What secondary tools should be primary? [closed]

A modern IDE wouldn't be taken seriously if it didn't have a good editor with syntax highlighting, comprehensive warnings, and a source-level debugger. And there are many more tools/IDE features that ...