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The Actual Cost of Duplicated Code

I’ve attemptedĀ to find studies detailing the cost of duplicate code within projects. We can all spout the problems these clones produce, but can we quantify the cost from actual studies of real projects? Apparently not. One pundit suggests the if … Continue reading

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Complexity for JavaScript

The control of complexity control presents the core problem of software development. The huge variety of decisions a developer faces on a day-to-day basis cry for methods of controlling and containing complexity. Cyclomatic complexity as defined by Thomas McCabe in … Continue reading

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Test Driven Development

“We are uncovering better ways of developing software by doing it and helping others do it.” Test-driven development (TDD) is a technique for ensuring that your code does what you think it does. It’s particularly relevant for JavaScript, with its … Continue reading

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