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Wednesday, August 17 • 13:00 - 15:00
Java code instrumentation for beginners

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Curious about how profilers can estimate the time spent in each method or follow memory allocations?

One of the most common ways is to use instrumentation. Instrumentation is the addition of code to methods for the purpose of gathering data. Profilers inject code into the software under test and extract information for performance analysis. Agents and event loggers also use this strategy.

In this workshop we will go over the basics of JVM, Java bytecode, Java agents, and code instrumentation. By using the Java Instrumentation API, we will build a simple “profiler” that counts the number of times a particular method was invoked. You will learn how to inject code into a Java application and follow the path of the instrumentation to see in detail the way it works.

Basic knowledge of Java is required.

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Ira Cherkes Levinshteyn

Senior Software Engineer, Synopsys
Ira is a senior software engineer working on Seeker, the Interactive Application Security Testing solution from Synopsys.Ira's experience is diverse - she has a BA in Computer Science, a BSc in Biochemistry, and a MSc in Quantum Mechanics and she is now back to the Cybersecurity field... Read More →

Wednesday August 17, 2022 13:00 - 15:00 EDT